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dr. T.R.V. (Thomas) Nys

Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Philosophy and Public Affairs

Visiting address
  • Oude Turfmarkt 143
  • Room number: 3.01
Postal address
  • Postbus 94201
    1090 GE Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Publications



    • Nys, T. R. V. (2016). Autonomy, Trust, and Respect. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy.


    • Nys, T. R. V. (2015). Justice and Solidarity: Compound, Confound, Confuse. Diametros, 43, 72-78.


    • Nys, T. R. V. (2013). The Wreckage of Our Flesh: Dementia, Autonomy and Personhood. In Y. Denier, C. Gastmans, & A. Vandevelde (Eds.), Justice, luck & responsibility in health care: philosophical background and ethical implications for end-of-life care (pp. 189-203). (Library of ethics and applied philosophy; No. 30). Dordrecht: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-5335-8_11 [details]
    • Nys, T. R. V., & Engelen, B. (2013). Against the Secret Ballot: toward a new proposal for open voting. Acta Politica, 48(4), 490-507. DOI: 10.1057/ap.2013.10 [details]




    • Nys, T. R. V. (2008). Paternalism in public health care. Public Health Ethics, 1(1), 64-72. DOI: 10.1093/phe/phn002 [details]
    • Engelen, B., & Nys, T. (2008). Tolerance: a virtue? Towards a broad and descriptive account of tolerance. Philosophy in the Contemporary World, 15(1), 44-54. DOI: 10.5840/pcw20081515 [details]


    • Nys, T. R. V. (2007). De zin van ons bestaan: Bedenkingen omtrent autonomie, erkenning en liberalisme. Ethiek & Maatschappij, 10(1), 40-57.


    • Nys, T. R. V. (2006). The Tacit Concept of Competence in J.S. Mill's On Liberty. South African Journal of Philosophy, 26(4), 305-328.


    • van Hees, M., Nys, T., & Robeyns, I. (2014). Basisboek ethiek. Amsterdam: Boom. [details]


    • Nys, T. (2009). Charles Taylor: Sources of the self (1989). In R. Gabriëls (Ed.), De twintigste eeuw in veertien filosofische boeken (pp. 270-288). Amsterdam: Boom. [details]


    • Nys, T. (2008). Darkies, dwarves and benders: political (in)correctness in The Office (UK). In J. J. Wisnewski (Ed.), The Office and philosophy: scenes from the unexamined life (pp. 177-191). (The Blackwell philosophy and popculture series). Malden, MA: Blackwell. [details]
    • Nys, T. (2008). Hoe moeten we samenleven? Over vrijheid, gelijkheid en broederschap. In P. d' Hoine, & B. Engelen (Eds.), Denkbeelden: van film naar filosofie (pp. 134-150). Kapellen: Pelckmans [etc.]. [details]
    • Nys, T. (2008). Look at the ears! The problem of natural kinds (UK). In J. J. Wisnewski (Ed.), The Office and philosophy: scenes from the unexamined life (pp. 234-246). (The Blackwell philosophy and popculture series). Malden, MA: Blackwell. [details]
    • Nys, T. (2008). Onder het plaveisel, het moeras: Theodore Dalrymple en het conservatisme. In J. Zeedijk, & P. Van Bortel (Eds.), Bedrogen door de elite? Kritische beschouwingen bij Theodore Dalrymples cultuuranalyse (pp. 122-143). Kapellen: Pelckmans [etc.]. [details]


    • Nys, T. R. V. (2015). Vrijheid in ketenen. In Baas over eigen lichaam? Dilemma’s rond zelfbeschikking en gezondheid
    • Nys, T. R. V. (2015). [Review of: (2015) Staying Alive (M. Schechtman)]. Ethical Perspectives, 22(3), 4894-498.


    • Nys, T. (2013). Divided We Stand (Missing Me, Missing You). Krisis, 2013(2), 93-98. [details]
    • Nys, T. (2013). Which Justice, Whose Pathology? Krisis, 2013(1), 10-13. [details]


    • Nys, T. (2011). [Review of: J. Christman (2009) The politics of persons: individual autonomy and socio-historical selves]. European journal of philosophy, 19(3), 474-480. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0378.2011.00486.x [details]
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