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Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Amsterdam,

October 2016

Geoffrey Sayre-McCord “Do normative facts matter… to what is feasible?”

11 October 2016 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Roeterseiland Campus, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Amsterdam,
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Tuesday 11 October 2016, 11:00-13:00, Roeterseiland Campus (Nieuwe Achtergracht 166), room B3.03 Do normative facts matter… to what is feasible? Geoffrey Brennan (ANU) and Geoffrey Sayre-McCord (UNC-Chapel Hill - presenting) Abstract: G.A. Cohen famously argued that fundamental normative principles (say concerning justice) are “fact-free” in such a way that their truth is independent of non-normative facts. For our purposes here, we take Cohen’s claim as given. Our focus is on what might be thought of as the “other side” of…

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October 2019

Jos de Beus Lecture 2019 – The Work Ethic: Its Origins, Legacy, and Future

11 October 2019 @ 15:00 - 17:00
Roeterseiland Campus, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Amsterdam,
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The Amsterdam Centre for Political Thought and the Challenges research group (UvA, political science) are thrilled to announce the Jos de Beus Lecture of 2019: Prof. Elizabeth Anderson “The Work Ethic: Its Origins, Legacy, and Future” Friday 11 October 2019, 15.00-17.00 hrs. REC A1.03, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, Amsterdam Entrance is free, registration not required Abstract “The work ethic was invented by Puritan ministers in the 17th century. At the turn of the 20th century, sociologist Max Weber argued that it trapped…

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Lecture – Disability: Between Equality and Difference

18 October 2019 @ 15:30 - 17:00
Roeterseiland Campus, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Amsterdam,
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Friday 18 October 2019 (15:30-17:00) University of Amsterdam Roeterseilandcomplex (REC) B3.09 Disability provides a useful window through which to examine divisions that have emerged in feminist/gender/sexuality scholarship in the last forty years over equality, difference, and intersectionality. On the one hand, the disability movement has fought for equal rights and same treatment as citizens before the law. More recently, disability scholars and advocates have argued for disability as difference, which must be recognized, and hence, for the need for a more interactive,…

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November 2019

Mini-workshop on the Philosophy of Thomas Hobbes

20 November 2019 @ 13:00 - 17:00
Roeterseiland Campus, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Amsterdam,
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Programme Wednesday 20 November 2019 13:00-14:15 Johan Olsthoorn (Amsterdam) – ‘Hobbes on the Rights of War’ 14:20-15:35 Alexandra Chadwick (Groningen) – ‘Hobbes on the Nature of Man and the Nature of Politics’ 15:40-16:55 Alan Nelson (UNC, Chapel Hill) – ‘Leviathan as Science and Why That Matters’ Organized by: Challenges to Democratic Representation (UvA); Amsterdam Centre for Political Thought; European Hobbes Society For more information, please contact Eric Schliesser (E.S.Schliesser@uva.nl) University of Amsterdam, Roeterseilandcampus B1.02

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May 2020

Short Intensive Course (SIC) “Science, Experts, and Politics”

12 May
Roeterseiland Campus, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
Amsterdam,
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Short Intensive Course (SIC) “Science, Experts, and Politics” University of Amsterdam Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research May 12, 2020 Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research of the University of Amsterdam invites PhD students to participate in the Short Intensive Course on “Science, Experts, and Politics”, that will be held in Amsterdam on May 12, 2020. Lecturer: Zeynep Pamuk (University of Oxford) Summary: The course will mainly include the literature on the normative debates about the role of experts in democracies,…

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