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Else Walravens, De verwondering. Een geschiedenis van de westerse filosofie van Thales tot Nietzsche.

Herziene en uitgebreide editie, Brussel, VUBPRESS, 2012.
(Second edition of a history of Western philosophy from Thales to Nietzsche.)

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Guest lecture (in Dutch) by Prof. Dr. Ton Jorna, Universiteit voor Humanistiek

Everyone is welcome, but please confirm your presence to Prof. Dr. Gily Coene: gcoene@vub.ac.be.

Time: Thursday, November 29th, 2012 – 14-16h
Location: Room D.2.20 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Lecture (in Dutch) by Dr. Emilie Van Daele

Time: Friday, November 9th, 2012 – 11-13h
Location: Room E.0.03 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Emilie Van Daele will defend her PhD dissertation titled

De gemeenschap van zij die niets gemeenschappelijk hebben

Levinas, gemeenschap en het zelf

(The community of those who have nothing in common: Levinas, community and the self)

Time: Wednesday, June 20 2012 at 3:30pm
Location: Room D.2.01 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Time: July 5th, 2012 – 5-7 pm
Location: Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Building C – fifth floor, Room 5C402 (“Professorenzaal”)
Entrance: free – registration is mandatory

Guest speaker:

David Zweig – ‘Fiction Depersonalization Syndrome: How (Over)exposure to Media Affects Self-Perception’



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