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prof. dr. L.W. Nauta

Decaan van de Faculteit, Hoogleraar Geschiedenis van de Filosofie

2016: Spinoza Prize (

2010-...: Full Professor in the History of Philosophy, Univ. of Groningen

2006-2009: Professor in Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, Groningen, special Chair funded by The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (Muller-Chair)

2008: Lila Wallace - Reader's Digest Visiting Professor at Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Florence

2011: Elected Fellow of the The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)


2005-2010: Fellow of the Young Academy (DJA) of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences  (KNAW)

2006-2013: General Editor of Vivarium. An International Journal for the Philosophy and Intellectual Life of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (published by E. J. Brill, Leiden). A-status on the list of European Science Foundation

2006-2009, 2012-2015: Discipline Representative in Philosophy of the Renaissance Society of America

2006-2009, 2012-2015: Member of Editorial Advisory Board of Renaissance Quarterly

2009-2011: Member of the Wetenschappelijke Adviescollege, NWO


March 2011: In Defense of Common Sense (Harvard UP, 2009) awarded with the Best Book Prize from  Italian Studies, Low Countries

Dec. 2010: In Defense of Common Sense (Harvard UP, 2009) awarded with the Journal of the History of Philosophy Book Prize for the Best Book on the History of Philosophy, 2009  

Dec. 2008: Recipient of an open competition VICI research grant from The NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) for research programme ‘Humanists as Philosophers: The Place of Renaissance Humanism in the History of Thought'. For a brief English summary click here. For a Dutch summary click here.

2001-2006: Recipient of an open competition VIDI research grant from The NWO (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) for research programme ‘ The Critique of Language in the Philosophy of the Later Middle Ages, Renaissance and the Twentieth Century. Patterns of Conceptual Similarity in Philosophical Argument’.

1999: ‘Keetje Hodshon Prize’, awarded by the Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen [Society of Holland for the Sciences] for ‘dissertation and other publications’ (2000)

1994-1999: PhD History of Philosophy, Univ. Groningen (1999): dissertation (cum laude ): William of Conches and the Tradition of Boethius' Consolatio Philosophiae. An Edition of his 'Glosae super Boetium' and Studies of the Latin Commentary Tradition

1996: Frances A. Yates Research Fellowship, The Warburg Institute, London

1990/1991: Harting Scholar, Univ. of York , UK

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Oude Boteringestraat 52
9712 GL Groningen
Oude Boteringestraat 52
9712 GL Groningen