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Oorsprong ‘middeleeuwse’ zeekaarten weerlegd
3 March 2014
Origin of 'medieval' sea charts disproven
The Stoic Sage. By René Brouwer
21 February 2014
A reconstruction of a pivotal notion in Stoicism, starting from two extant Stoic definitions, 'knowledge of human and divine matters' and 'fitting expertise'.
Communicating Observations. Redactie: Dirk van Miert
13 January 2014
The case studies in this volume juxtapose instances of knowledge exchange across a variety of fields usually studied in isolation.
Descartes-Huygens Scriptieprijs
2 December 2013
Noortje Jacobs is the winner of the Descartes-Huygens thesis award for science and university history 2013.
Prof. dr. Floris Cohen
5 July 2013
Isis, the leading international journal on the history of science, moves to the Descartes Centre at Utrecht University.
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek en Jan Swammerdam
14 June 2013
The new web tool ePistolarium gives free access to 20,000 letters by 17th-century scientists, such as René Descartes and Constantijn.
Immanuel Kant
21 January 2013
Ernst-Otto Onnasch published a letter by Immanuel Kant in which he warns for governmental influence on the university.
28 September 2012
Second volume in the ‘Reinholdiana’ series appeared: Wille, Willkür, Freiheit. Reinholds Freiheitskonzeption im Kontext der Philosophie des 18. Jahrhunderts.
19 January 2012
‘God in the Age of Science?’ is a critical examination of strategies for the philosophical defence of religious belief.

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