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Philosophy

Spinoza Chair Department of Philosophy

Since 1995, the Philosophy Department of the University of Amsterdam has annually appointed a foreign philosopher to the Spinoza chair. As part of the appointment, the Spinoza professor gives a number of lectures intended for a broad audience that wants to stay informed about contemporary developments in philosophy.

Spinoza Chair 1995-2019

2019 - Catherine Malabou
2018 - Susan Wolf
2017 - Béatrice Longuenesse
2016 - Jonathan Lear
2015 - Sally Haslanger
2014 - Quentin Skinner
2013 - Onora O’Neill 
2012 - Michael Friedmann
2011 - Cristina Lafont
2010 - Moira Gatens
2009 - Robert Pippin
2008 - Asma Barlas
2007 - Herman De Dijn, Jonathan Israel en Steven Nadler
2006 - John Dupré 
2005 - Bruno Latour 
2004 - Nancy Fraser
2003 - Hubert Dreyfus 
2002 - Judith Butler 
2001 - Hilary Putnam 
2000 - Seyla Benhabib 
1999 - Axel Honneth 
1998 - Stanley Cavell 
1997 - Richard Rorty 
1996 - Albrecht Wellmer 
1995 - Manfred Frank, Daniel C. Dennett en Will Kymlicka

Publications

The following texts of the Spinoza Lectures have been published by Van Gorcum:

Jaar

Auteur

Titel

ISBN

2016

Jonathan Lear

The Idea of a Philosophical Anthropology

9789023 255581

2015

Sally Haslanger

Critical Theory and Practice

9789023 255574

2014 

Quentin Skinner 

Hobbes and the State

9789023 254591

2013 

Onora O'Neill

Speech Rights and Speech Wrongs

9789023 254584

2012 

Michael Friedman

A Post-Kuhnian Philosophy of Science

9789023 253044

2011 

Christina Lafont

Global Governance and Human Rights

9789023 250753

2010 

Moira Gatens

Spinoza's Hard Path to Freedom

9789023 249399

2009 

Robert Pippin

Hegel's Concept of Self-Consciousness

9789023 246220

2008 

Asma Barlas

Re-understanding Islam: a Double Critique

9789023 244585

2006 

John Dupré

The Constituents of Life

9789023 243809

2005 

Bruno Latour

What Is the Style of Matters of Concern?

9789023 243793

2004 

Nancy Fraser

Reframing Justice

9789023 241553

2003 

Hubert Dreyfus

Skilled Coping as Higher Intelligibility

9789023 243786

2002 

Judith Butler

Giving an Account of Oneself

9789023 239406

2001 

Hilary Putnam

Enlightenment and Pragmatism

9789023 237396

2000 

Seyla Benhabib

Transformations of Citizenship

9789023 237242

1999 

Axel Honneth

Suffering from Indeterminacy

9789023 235644

1997 

Richard Rorty

Truth, politics and 'post-modernism'

9789023 232797

1996 

Albrecht Wellmer

Revolution und Interpretation

9789023 234265

1995 

Will Kymlicka

States, Nations and Cultures

9789023 232247

1995 

Manfred Frank

Selbstbewußtsein und Argumentation

9789023 232780