Research projects

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  • De letters CCEP in donderrood tegen een Radboudrode achtergrond

    Between Biology and Ethics: The Concept of Drive in Schelling's Philosophy

    The focus of this research is Schelling's philosophy of nature in general, and the concept of drive in particular, as it develops from his early philosophy of nature and freedom up to 1809.

  • Heideggers hut

    Phenomenology and naturalism

    This PhD project concerns the concept of ‘naturalism’ and its meaning in the philosophical projects of Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger.

  • Space

    Planet and Plot: Imagining Humanity in the Anthropocene

    Departing from a collection of novels dealing with climate change, this project investigates if and how literature can give a figure to being-human in the Anthropocene.

  • Nietzsche 1882 Cropped

    A World of Value.

    This dissertation explores the ways in which Nietzsche’s experimentalism has been received in secondary literature, and argues that it should have been received differently.

  • De letters CCEP in donderrood tegen een Radboudrode achtergrond

    Drive and Trauma in Freudian Metapsychology

    This project aims to offer a reading and analysis of Freuds Beyond the Pleasure Principle.

  • De letters CCEP in donderrood tegen een Radboudrode achtergrond

    Sites for Unlearning

    One the one hand, this project is a philosophical investigation into unlearning. And on the other hand, it is an action research project which attempts to set in motion a collective process of unlearning within a concrete educational setting.

  • Six lightbulbs against a dark background

    The Powers that Be

    This project focusses on the ontology of powers: what are powers? More about this project can be read here.

  • Life Kisner

    Between Biology and Ethics: The Concept of Drive in Classical German Philosophy

    This project is a historical and systematic study of the concept of drive within classical German philosophy.

  • De letters CCEP in donderrood tegen een Radboudrode achtergrond

    Phenomenology of Testimony

    In this project, prof. dr. Gert-Jan van der Heiden aims to offer a more profound, ontological sense of testimony.

  • Image of a tiger-bird hybrid

    Animal Imagination in human and non-human animals: a phenomenological paradigm

    This project develops a new phenomenology of animal imagination and investigates the role human and non-human imaginations play in the development of the science of animals in need of re-foundation.

  • De letters CCEP in donderrood tegen een Radboudrode achtergrond

    Continental Philosophy and Happiness

    This project aims to chart the philosophical potential of happiness in contemporary continental thought.