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prof. dr. F.A. (Frank) Hindriks

Professor in Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy
prof. dr. F.A. (Frank) Hindriks
E-mail:
f.a.hindriks rug.nl

Frank Hindriks is a philosopher with a background in economics. He is currently head of the department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy a the the Faculty of Philosophy. Prior to that he functioned as the director of the Center of Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). He has received several grants including a VENI grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).

His research concerns social ontology and collective ethics. Hindriks is developing a theory of society in which social groups and institutions play a central role. Against this background, he addresses issues such as collective responsibility, group rights, corporate responsibility and rights. More applied topics include money, gender and climate change. Furthermore, he attends to both the bright and the dark side of institutions, including the ways in which they enable some but constrain others. He also has a keen interest in intentional action, moral responsibilty and moral rationalizations.

Hindriks is a member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities. Furthermore, he is a founding member of the International Social Ontology Society (ISOS) and one of the founding editors of the Journal of Social Ontology (JSO), which he co-edited until 2021. He collaborates with psychologists and sociologists within the Gravity Program Sustainable Cooperation

His articles have been published by journals such as Philosophical Studies, Australasian Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Quarterly, Synthese and Erkenntnis. A lot of his work is interdisciplinary. This is apparent from his pubilications in specialist journals including Economics and Philosophy, Mind and Language, Philosophical PsychologyRationality and Society, and the Journal of Institutional Economics.

Curriculum vitae of Frank Hindriks 

Inaugural lecture (DUTCH): Gedeelde verantwoordelijkheid in een verdeelde samenleving (2015)

Essays Duurzame gedragspatronen, Raad voor de leefomgeving en infrastructuur (RLI)

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