Date: 
Wednesday 23 March 2005 - 11:00 am
Location: 

Emotions shape our mental and social lives. However, moral philosophy paid scant attention to emotions and found it hard to judge them. Are they simply animal energies or impulses with no connection to our thoughts? And are they therefore morally irrelevant?

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568
Johann Bernoulli Lecture
Symmetries, principle of sufficient reason and ambiguity
Jean-Pierre Ramis
Date: 
Tuesday 22 March 2005 - 10:45 am
Location: 

Symmetry is a concept which functions in almost any science. In this lecture the focus is on its importance in mathematics and physics. Imagine a square. You can turn it 90° and find the same square again. We say that the square has rotational symmetry.

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567
Prof.dr. Jon Abbink, Florence Aate Andrew
Date: 
Wednesday 23 February 2005 - 2:15 pm
Location: 

The Asian tsunami made us almost forget that more crises round the world deserve our attention. The Darfur region for exemple is far from safe and still the lives of many people are in danger.

joomla_id: 
559
A Condition for Development?
Prof. Emanuel de Kadt
Date: 
Tuesday 8 February 2005 - 1:30 pm
Location: 

On the issue of immigration and integration, a cold wind is blowing in Europe. A lot of opinion leaders and politicians seem to consider immigration synonymous to problems, except when immigrants thoroughly assimilate and reach a state of complete invisibility.

joomla_id: 
555

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