Book, Library and Information University of Antwerp
Brussels Institute for Applied Linguistics Vrije Universiteit Brussel
BIAL (Brussels Institute for Applied Linguistics) is a research group within the Applied Linguistics Department of the VUB that conducts applied linguistic research with a focus on transculturalism. We define transculturalism as a form of cultural hybridity which emerges when different cultural elements interact and eventually integrate with each other. Since Brussels is a natural melting pot of cultures, the emphasis on transculturalism is ...
Brussels Platform for Digital Humanities Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The digitization of information sources and research methods exerts an ever increasing influence on the various disciplines within the domain of Literature and Philosophy. For several years, researchers have clustered internationally around the emerging field of "Digital Humanities" (DH) to investigate how the technological development of new digital resource series and research methods can broaden and renew the domain of Arts and Philosophy. ...
Center for Ethics University of Antwerp
Center for European Philosophy University of Antwerp
Centre for Empirical Epistemology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Centre for Ethics Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The members of the team have experience in Normative Ethics, Moral Sciences and Applied Ethics. As a team we are interested in the interrelation between theoretical and practical aspects of ethics (1). Hereby we carry out empirical research in a interdisciplinary context (2). Ethical theories demonstrate their practical relevance in all kind of cases wherein persons justify their acts. We question these situations against the background of ...
Centre for Ethics and Humanism Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The members of the Center conduct fundamental research on subjects that fall under the umbrella theme of enlightenment and contemporary humanism. More specifically, the inquiry relates to:
- the historical enlightenment and its current meaning;
- the evolution of humanistic thinking, with particular attention to:
- the pragmatic and hermeneutical input on that domain
- current issues such as dealing with the other ...