Research Excellence Award voor Spinozaproject

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De Universiteit van Queensland,
Australië, "a research-intensive institution in the top 1% of universities
world-wide," verleende eergisteren aan acht onderzoekers prijzen
om aan hun project te besteden – bij elkaar meer dan een half
miljoen dollar [Cf.].
Onder hen dr. Knox Peden, "of the Faculty of Arts, who receives
$11,000 for his project, Secularism and philosophy: the challenge
of Spinozism
. Dr Peden says the resurgence of religious conflict
around the world has acquired renewed importance. He will analyse the
pivotal role played by controversial philosopher Benedict de Spinoza
(1632-1677) in the history of debates about secularism and the nature
of religion in relation to science and politics."

                  Het is veruit het goedkoopste project… [Cf.]