Lodi Nauta is the new Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy, which always tops the tables in evaluations and was judged the best philosophy faculty by Elsevier. Nauta’s research focuses on renewal in Western thinking and culture: the emerging thinking in the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, the beginning of Humanism and the rise of early modern philosophy. Lately, Nauta has been studying the philosophical dimension of Humanism in the Renaissance.
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Brazil is currently the country with the most Catholics in the world, but it is predicted that Protestants will have outnumbered Catholics by 2035. The Pentecostal and Neo-Pentecostal Churches are growing in particular. These churches are...
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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