Fred Keijzer is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Philosophy. In 2010 his book Filosofie van de toekomst (Philosophy of the future) was published, on the use and necessity of science fiction. 'Good science fiction is capable of briefly turning all sorts of weird, funny, believable, absurd – and sometimes frightening – scenarios concerning the world and ourselves into the concrete truth.'
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Kritika Maheshwari wins bonus prize for most persuasive pitch
Ruth Kleczewski has won this year's Jan Brouwer thesis prize in the category Philosophy. The prize is awarded to the best master's theses in eight categories from the Humanities and Social Sciences by the Royal Holland Society for Sciences and...
On Thursday 1 October, Sjoerd Griffioen defended his PhD thesis, entitled Contested Modernity: Karl Löwith, Hans Blumenberg and Carl Schmitt and the German Secularization Debate. He received his PhD degree with the distinction cum laude.