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Pauline Phemister: discussion of 'Organic and Inorganic Nature'

We will discuss Chapter 4 ('Organic and Inorganic Nature') from Pauline Phemister's forthcoming book Leibniz and the Environment (Routledge 2016).

Everyone who has time to read the chapter in advance is very welcome to join in the discussion. If you wish to receive a copy, please send an e-mail to h.t.adriaenssen@rug.nl

WhenWe 17-02-2016
Start14:00
End15:00
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, room Alfa

Justin Smith: What Is a World?

Justin Smith: What Is a World? Counterfactuals, Possibility, and Science Fiction in Leibniz and his Contemporaries

Lecture by Justin Smith (Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7), organized by the Department of the History of Philosophy

WhenWe 17-02-2016
Start15:15
End17:00
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, room Omega

Gunnar Björnsson: Disagreement

Lecture by Gunnar Björnsson (Umeå University, Sweden ), organized by the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy

Deep and systematic moral disagreement provides difficulties for orthodox cognitivist accounts of disagreement. Even if some accounts of reference fixing for moral terms make it possible for parties of such disagreement to have the same determinate moral properties in mind, we seem to have no positive reason to think that this is actually the case. Though it seems obvious that the parties disagree, it is not obvious that...(continue reading...)

WhenWe 09-03-2016
Start15:15
End17:00
WhereRoom Omega, Faculty of Philosophy

Workshop: Scholastic and Early Modern Accounts

First meeting of workshop series The early modern debate on causality: Scholastic and Early Modern Accounts. This series is part of the activities of the NWO veni project Occasionalism and the secularization of early modern science led by Dr. Andrea Sangiacomo. The workshops are jointly organized with the OZSW Study Group in Early Modern Philosophy.

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WhenMo 14-03-2016
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, room TBA

Christoph Kelp: How To Be A Reliabilist

Lecture by Christoph Kelp (Leuven), organized by the Department of Theoretical Philosophy

In this paper, I aim to develop a novel virtue reliabilist account of justified belief, which incorporates insights from both process reliabilism and extant versions of virtue reliabilism. Like extant virtue reliabilist accounts of justified belief, the proposed view takes it that justified belief is a kind of competent performance and that competent performances require reliable agent abilities. However, unlike...(continue reading...)

WhenWe 23-03-2016
Start15:15
End17:00
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, room Omega

Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy III

We are pleased to announce the third meeting of the Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy on 24 and 25 March 2016, in Rotterdam. This year, the Dutch Seminar is organized jointly by Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Groningen, and it is part of the activities of the OZSW Study Group in Early Modern Philosophy. Call for Papers and more information...

WhenTh 24-03-2016
WhereErasmus University, Rotterdam

Arif Ahmed

Lecture by Arif Ahmed (Cambridge), organized by the Department of Theoretical Philosophy

WhenWe 20-04-2016
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, room TBA

Nacht van de Filosofie 2016

De vijfde Groningse Nacht van de Filosofie vindt plaats op vrijdag 22 april 2065! De kaartverkoop gaat op een nader te bepalen datum in maart van start via de website en aan de kassa van het Groninger Forum.

De Groningse Nacht van de Filosofie wordt georganiseerd door de Faculteit Wijsbegeerte i.s.m. Studium Generale Groningen en het Groninger Forum.

WhenFr 22-04-2016
Start15:00
End16:00
WhereGroninger Forum, Hereplein 72

Marianne Doury

Lecture by Marianne Doury (Paris), organized by the Department of Theoretical Philosophy

WhenWe 25-05-2016
WhereFaculty of Philosophy, room TBA