21st-century virtues and vices: collecting stories from the field

Read the guest columns by scholars from across the academic spectrum below. About these contributions, click here.

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Mededogen, geen medelijden

by Kristien Hens, professor of ethics at the Universiteit Antwerpen, currently leading the ERC project NeuroEpigenEthics Laat mij beginnen met een op het eerste gezicht  banale praktische kwestie. Mogen studenten…
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Groepsdeugden

by Jeroen de Ridder, associate professor of Epistemology and Metaphysics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam Op 10 april 2019 om 15.00u ’s middags toonde de Nijmeegse sterrenkundige Heino Falcke vanuit…
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Conspicuous productivity

by Philip Muijtjens, PhD candidate in History of Art at the University of Cambridge No-one will disagree that productivity is a high virtue in academia. One outcome of this, however,…
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De zonde der onzichtbaarheid

by Dirk van Miert, Associate Professor of Early Modern Cultural History at Utrecht University, specialized in the history of knowledge “Ze mag wel wat zichtbaarder zijn.” Het was een veelgehoord…
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Hypercriticism, or the spectre of Momus

by Arnoud Visser, Professor of Textual Culture in the Renaissance in the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication of Utrecht University In the history of knowledge the gadfly, at first…