Academic Philosophy Events in the Netherlands
The Center for Contemporary European Philosophy cordially invites you for a talk by Tina Chanter (Kingston): "Who is the peasant woman? Gender and old shoes: Heidegger, Van Gogh and Rancière" Heidegger’s critiques the essentially Aristotelian distinction between form and matter, recasting it in terms of the strife of world and earth. I elaborate Heidegger’s effort in ‘The Origin of the work of Art’ to overcome the pervasive influence of the form/matter distinction in aesthetic thinking, and suggest that his account…Find out more »
The Center for Contemporary European Philosophy cordially invites you for a talk by John Drabinski (Amherst): Dialectics, Alterity, Race The talk will engage a strange trio: Emmanuel Levinas, Frantz Fanon, and James Baldwin. With this trio, the talk will explore how the experience of radical otherness - the Jew in France, the colonized in colonial space, and blackness in an anti-black racist world - both renders dialectic impossible and requires a kind of non-Adorno sense of negative dialectics. The aim…Find out more »
Presently, there is an increasing call for self-management strategies in healthcare. Self-management involves regarding patients as ‘expert-clients’, actively involved in the management of their own care. This approach is argued to have great advantages: it holds the prospect of more efficient and (cost)effective healthcare, and converges with theoretical developments underlining the importance of patients’ self-experience. However, self-management in mental healthcare entails major conceptual problems and can only be adequately realized when it is acknowledged that ‘the self’ itself is a core problem…Find out more »
Academic philosophy has a diversity problem. While gender, racial and ethnic diversity flourishes in many other disciplines, philosophy departments in Europe, North America, and Australia remain startlingly true to an age-old formula: predominantly white, Western males studying the thought of other white, Western males. In the Netherlands, only 4.5% of “hoogleraren” (full professors) of philosophy were women in 2011. The curricula of domestic Bachelor programmes display a similar monoculture: references to feminist philosophy are virtually non-existent, out of eight programmes…Find out more »
About the OZSW event calendar
The OZSW event calendar lists academic philosophy events organized by/at Dutch universities, and is offered by the OZSW as a service to the research community. Please check the event in question – through their website or organizer – to find out if you could participate and whether registration is required. Obviously we carry no responsibility for non-OZSW events.