Reverse Engineering the Canon

Activities:

  • Teaching: Bachelor “Modern Philosophy” – Know VU Award Pilot (Feb-Mar 2020)
  • Outreach: VFVO workshops on “Diversity in Philosophy” (25-09-2020)
  • Symposium “Student Perspectives on Canon Reform” (08-12-2020)
  • Presentation at the OZSW conference on “Reverse Engineering the Canon” (11-12-2020)
  • Teaching: Bachelor “Modern Philosophy” (Feb-Mar 2021)
  • Guest lecture at the Radboud Docenten Academie (08-03-2021)
  • Symposium “Student and Teacher Perspectives on the Canon” (30-06-2021)
  • Presentation at the AUC Diversifying Philosophy meeting (12-11-2021)
  • Teaching: Bachelor “Modern Philosophy” (Feb-Mar 2022)
  • Guest lecture at the Radboud Docenten Academie (21-03-2021)
  • Symposium “Perspectives on African Philosophy and Philosophy in Africa” (31-03-2022)
  • Teaching: Master “Modern Philosophy” (Apr-May 2022)
  • Lecture for the student association “Icarus” (19-05-2022)
  • Presentation at the KNHG Historicidagen (27-08-2022)
  • Panel “Teaching the Canon” at the World Philosophies and Traditions of Knowledge-Making workshop (19-09-2022)
  • Outreach: invited lecture for the VFVO (30-09-2022)

Honours Programme Research Project Supervision:

  • Jil Delling on the historical development of the modern canon (presentation)
  • Celine Fassone on recent teaching of modern philosophy in western Europe (presentation)
  • Anastasia Khairova on recent teaching of modern philosophy in eastern Europe (presentation)
  • Hosoo Kim on recent teaching of modern philosophy in Asia (presentation)
  • Marije Klei on how African Philosophy is taught in Europe
  • Ashley Fields on how Philosophy is taught in Africa

Symposia:

Student Perspectives on Canon Reform

  • Jil Delling (VU)
  • Celine Fassone (VU)
  • Lonneke Oostland (RUG)
  • Eveline Groot (EUR)

Student and Teacher Perspectives on the Canon

  • Anastasia Khairova (VU)
  • Hosoo Kim (VU)
  • Arjen de Visser (Ichthus College)
  • Tirza Brüggemann (RU/VU/Amsterdams Lyceum)

Perspectives on African Philosophy and Philosophy in Africa

  • Marije Klei (VU)
  • Ashley Fields (VU)
  • Angela Roothaan (VU)

Newspaper articles and opinion pieces

Reports and reactions to the project