News archive Faculty of Philosophy
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|01 December 2020
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 Humanities (KHMW) each year.
|05 October 2020
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.
|04 September 2020
Philosopher Lisa Herzog, associate professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, is member of an international research team that wrote the article An Ethical Framework for global vaccine allocation, which was published in Science on 3 September. The team, led by oncologist and bioethicist Ezekiel J. Emanuel, has researched how a vaccine can be distributed around the world fairly and equitably.
|19 June 2020
Pauline Kleingeld, professor of Philosophy Ethics and its History wins the Spinoza Prize, which is the highest disctinction in Dutch academia.
|13 February 2020
The Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities has appointed Frank Hindriks as a new member.
|19 September 2019
A €100,000 grant has been awarded to Dr Lisa Herzog by the German Max Uwe Redler Stiftung. Lisa Herzog will join the Faculty of Philosophy (University of Groningen) as Rosalind Franklin Fellow as of October, 1st.
|25 July 2019
Lisa Herzog will join our Centre for Philosophy, Politics and Economics from 1 October 2019.
|09 July 2019
De GUF-100 prijzen voor excellerende studenten werden in 1993 voor het eerst uitgereikt ter gelegenheid van het 100-jarig bestaan van het GUF. De prijs bestaat uit een eenmalige beurs ter hoogte van €2500,-te besteden aan studie of onderzoek en wordt toegekend aan de meest excellente student van elke faculteit.
|25 June 2019
On Sunday 23rd and Monday 24th of June, a very successful Conference by Women in Philosophy was held at the University of Groningen.
|25 April 2019
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.