Academic Philosophy Events in the Netherlands
Do professional ethicists behave any morally better than do non-ethicists of similar social background? If not, do they at least show greater consistency between their normative attitudes and their outward behavior? Despite a long philosophical tradition associating philosophical reflection with improved moral behavior, these questions have never been empirically examined. I describe four possible models of the relationship between philosophical moral reflection and real-world moral behavior. I then present convergent evidence from studies of about a dozen different types of…Find out more »
There has been a lot of discussion about how and when perception is able to support our beliefs, especially in light of empirical phenomena such as cognitive penetration and implicit bias. This workshop will provide several perspectives on this crucial question.Find out more »
The next meeting of the OZSW Study group in philosophy and psychiatry will take place on Wednesday April 25th, from 18h onwards, at the Radboud University Nijmegen. During this meeting, Leon de Bruin (RU Nijmegen and VU Amsterdam) will give a talk on his research concerning extended cognition and psychiatry, which he will conduct as a part of his Senior fellowship in philosophy and psychiatry at the Ruhr Universität Bochum. Below you can find an abstract to his talk.…Find out more »
On Wednesday December 11th there will be another meeting for the Study Group Philosophy & Psychiatry. The meeting will take place at Radboud University (room GR.1.170) from 18:00 to approximately 20:00. We’ll have two presentations: one by Wilma Göttgens (pharmacist and researcher at RadboudUMC) and one by Sanne van Driel (PhD student at Tilburg University). Participation is, as always, free of charge, but please do register in advance so that we can order enough food!Find out more »
It is quite common in psychiatric contexts that people report 'not feeling like themselves', or have difficulty distinguishing themselves from their mental disorder. Roy Dings provides a philosophical analysis that enables us to better understand such cases. He identifies various conceptual, epistemological and contextual obstacles that may arise when psychiatric patients try to make sense of who they are in the context of a mental disorder.Find out more »
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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.