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Research in Political Philosophy and Ethics Leuven (RIPPLE) KU Leuven

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The Centre for Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy (CESPF) co-ordinates all research concerning ethics, applied ethics, social & political philosophy, and philosophy of law at the Institute of Philosophy.The CESPF hosts three major lines of research, dealing respectively with foundational issues such as the analysis of the moral experience in Ethics; with topical questions like health-care and migration in Applied Ethics; and with the ...

Centre for Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion and Philosophy of Culture KU Leuven

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- The challenges of contemporary thought (Nietzsche, Heidegger, Lacan, Foucault, Derrida) directed towards metaphysics and anthropology are historically and critically examined. - The implications of contemporary thought on the concepts of wholeness/optimal humanity in philosophy of education. - Contemporary possibilities for metaphysics. Center for Metaphysics and the philosophy of God: Documentation Center: - Process thought (A.N. Whitehead ...

Center for European Philosophy University of Antwerp

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Founded in 2007, the Center for European Philosophy (previous Center for Philosophy of Culture) originates from the fusion of three former research groups: the Center for Metaphysics and Culture, the Center for Philosophy of Religion, and the Center for Philosophy of Art & Literature. Its main research interest is a philosophical reflection on the relation between reason and culture in modern and contemporary society. Philosophy is involved ...

Institute of Philosophy KU Leuven

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The Institute of Philosophy has been a home to outstanding teaching and research in philosophy. The Institute sets for itself the task to reflect upon the nature of man and the world, science and society and other topics.

For more information about the research topics of the different research teams belonging to this faculty see: - Centre for logic, philosophy of science and philosophy of language - Centre for metaphysics and ...

Department of Philosophy and moral sciences Ghent University

The Department of Philosophy and Moral Science carries out research in three areas:(1) Logic, knowledge and philosophy of science: specific scientific philosophical problems in the various scientific disciplines (biology, biomedical sciences, history, psychology, social sciences, mathematics), and development / application of formal logic systems.(2) Theoretical and practical ethics and philosophical anthropology: research into moral ...

Faculty of Arts and Philosophy Ghent University

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The Faculty of Arts and Philosophy is home to approximately 520 scientists, of which about 160 are tenured staff members. Our faculty annually delivers some 60 doctoral degrees and some 600 peer-reviewed publications. Research groups focus on philosophy, archaeology, history, arts, (applied) linguistics, literature, cultural studies, etc. The Faculty of Arts and Philosophy wants to be a national and international player in the field of ...

Political Representation in Diverse Societies Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Political representation is a crucial concept in political science. In essence, representation entails something or someone (the agent) standing for an absent thing or person (the principal). Political representation thus places an intermediary (agent) between citizens (principals) and political decision-making. These agents are called representatives. The fact that every society contains different interests and nodes that want to be ...