Dr Karin de Boer was appointed Professor of the History of Modern Philosophy (especially metaphysics) at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Leuven (Belgium). She will assume the chair as of 1 October 2011.
After her studies at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the University of Leuven (KU Leuven), she was award her doctor's degree at the Vrije Universiteit (VU) in Amsterdam. She became lecturer at our Faculty in 2002. Her publications focus mainly on the continental tradition in philosophy.
Her publications include: On Hegel: The Sway of the Negative (Palgrave, 2010),
Kants Kritiek van de zuiver rede. Een Leeswijzer (Boom, 2010) and
Thinking in the Light of Time: Heidegger’s Encounter with Hegel (State University New York Press, 2000).
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Two young researchers from the University of Groningen have been admitted to the Young Academy: Han Thomas Adriaenssen and Bettina Reitz-Joosse.
On Wednesday 6 September 2017, Professor L.W. (Lodi) Nauta has received a Royal Distinction during the official opening of the academic year of the Faculty of Philosophy. The distinction has been presented by Mayor Rinus Michels of the municipality...