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prof. dr. B.P. de Bruin


Boudewijn de Bruin is Professor of Financial Ethics at the University of Groningen.

De Bruin held visiting positions at Cambridge University, the Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme in Paris, and Harvard Business School, and is a Life Member of Clare Hall (Cambridge).

De Bruin is directing a programme on Trusting banks, with Alex Oliver (Cambridge), and on Epistemic Injustice, with Miranda Fricker (CUNY), both financed by the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

De Bruin's research interests are financial ethics, moral and political philosophy, theory of knowledge, philosophy of mathematics, economics and finance, game theory and philosophical logic. De Bruin is the author of a book on epistemic virtues in banking and finance, entitled Ethics and the Global Financial Crisis: Why Incompetence is Worse than Greed (Cambridge University Press, 2015), and Explaining Games: The Epistemic Programme in Game Theory published in Springer's Synthese Library in 2010. With Christopher F. Zurn he has editedNew Waves in Political Philosophy (Palgrave, 2008). 

In 2008, De Bruin was awarded a prestigious Veni grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) for a project on Recognition and Republicanism. He also obtained funding from NWO for a project on The Epistemic and Rationality Assumptions of Game Theoretic Solution Concepts (one PhD student); Ethics and Game Theory (one PhD student); Shared Commitments and Common Knowledge: The Epistemic Dimensions of Deliberative Democracy (two PhD students and two postdocs, with an empirical study of neighbourhood safety, with Martin van Hees, now Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). Digitale Pioniers financed a project Moira Search: The Inverted Search Engine (with artist Saskia Korsten).

De Bruin has taught courses on logic, Wittgenstein, philosophy of mathematics, game theory, computational philosophy, political and social philosophy, evolutionary ethics, introduction to ethics, applied ethics, philosophical logic, philosophy of the social sciences, philosophy of action, business ethics, corporate social responsibility, financial ethics, and research methodology, and he has been tutor in mathematical logic.

De Bruin is the Culture, Ethics and Behaviour group of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in the Netherlands. He has consulted to and or taught executive education programmes for Achmea, Atradius, ING, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Judge Business School (Cambridge), the Institute of Chartered Accountants in the Netherlands, AOG School of Management, Comenius and Bureau voor Toegepaste Filosofie.

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