The first Groningen Philosophy Night, held on Thursday 26 April, was a great success. Visitors were treated to a varied programme lasting the whole evening. Barteld Kooi gave a lecture on fallacies. What exactly are they – and why should we be able to recognize them?
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Before we met, historian and philosopher Philipp Blom was told that he would be interviewed about his work and mission. Work okay, but a mission? ‘I don’t have one,’ says Philipp Blom on the phone from Vienna in fluent Dutch. ‘I’m curious and I like...
The committee praises the high quality of the faculty's research and its international character, as well as the impressive number of research grants and other marks of recognition.
Han Thomas Adriaenssen has been awarded the Journal of the History of Philosophy Book Prize 2018 for the best book on the history of philosophy.