The board of the Faculty of Philosophy is thrilled to announce the appointment of Lisa Herzog as the new dean of the faculty starting January 2023. Lisa is a professor of Political Philosophy in the department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy (ESPF) and director of the Center for Philosophy, Politics and Economics. She is a member of the De Jonge Akademie and Young Academy Groningen.
Lisa Herzog: I look forward to working in this new role, together with the other board members and all members of our faculty. Our faculty is known for its high quality of research and teaching, its commitment to both fundamental research and applied and interdisciplinary work, and its constructive and friendly atmosphere. I want to contribute to building on these strengths and also to our interactions with the wider community of the RUG and beyond.
Critical thinking, giving your opinion, and listening to others are all things you learn in philosophy class. Every student needs those skills, says Eva-Anne Le Coultre, specialist in philosophical teaching methodology at the UG.
Leah Henderson, Associate Professor in Philosophy of Science, will be appointed as Endowed Professor of Societal Trust at the University of Groningen (UG) as of 1 July.
Being able to give meaning to loss – that is what consolation is. Christoph Jedan, Professor of Ethics and Comparative Philosophy of Religion, examined the consolation literature of theologians and of philosophers from classical antiquity. He...
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