dr. (Paul) P Schuurman

dr. (Paul) P Schuurman
Associate professor Erasmus School of Philosophy WP ESPhil
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam
Email
schuurman@esphil.eur.nl

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**Paul Schuurman is associate professor in the history of philosophy at Erasmus School of Philosophy. **

Areas of PhD supervision/research interests.

* War in the History of Ideas: the influence of game-theoretical concepts on the grand strategy of the Dutch Republic (Pieter de la Court); the influence of theological concepts on the philosophy of war (François Fénelon);
* the importance of positive and negative feedback cycles for the explanation of the rise and fall of empires (Montesquieu);
* the concepts of ‘absolute war’ and ‘limited war’ versus ‘real war’ (Carl von Clausewitz); the role of historical counterfactuals in the analysis and evaluation of military decisions (Carl von Clausewitz); the delimma between realism and playability in Napoleonic wargames as models of military reality; Prussian wargames and the leadership concept of mission tactics; the evaluation of the functionality of warfare in the work of Immanuel Kant, Herbert Spencer, Ludwig Gumplowicz; Ian Morris.

 

 Paul Schuurman studied History, Business Administration and Philosophy. He obtained his doctorate at Keele University (United Kingdom) with a text edition of John Locke's “Of the Conduct of the Understanding”. He has also published on the epistemology, philosophy of science and logic of John Locke and René Descartes. See also his electronic edition of the manuscripts of John Locke on www.digitallockeproject.nl.

* Early modern logic, metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of science (Descartes and Locke).

  • Paul Schuurman, C Treijtel & I Gerardts (2006) - Digital locke project. Tekstkritische edities: wat komt er bij kijken? - Informatie Professional. Vakblad voor informatiewerkers, (9), 12-17

  • Paul Schuurman, SJ Savonius & J Walmsley (2014) - The Bloomsbury Companion to Locke (second revised edition of The Continuum Companion to Locke) - Bloomsbury
  • Paul Schuurman (2010) - The continuum companion to Locke. General editors S.-J. Savonius-Wroth, Paul Schuurman and Jonathan Walmseley - Continuum
  • Paul Schuurman (2009) - www.thedigitallockeproject.nl (to be published in print by Oxford University Press in the Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke) - Oxford University Press
  • Paul Schuurman & S Hutton (2008) - Studies on Locke: sources, contemporaries and legacy - Kluwer/Springer
  • Wiep Bunge, Han Ruler, Paul Schuurman, MR Wielema & Henri Krop (2006) - The dictionary of seventeenth and eighteenth-century Dutch philosophers - Thoemmes (second edition)
  • Paul Schuurman (2004) - Ideas, mental faculties and method. The logic of ideas of Descartes and Locke and its reception in the Dutch republic, 1630-175016 - Koninklijke Brill NV
  • Paul Schuurman (2004) - Selected papers on renaissance philosophy and on Thomas Hobbes - Kluwer

  • Wiep Bunge, Henri Krop, Bart Leeuwenburgh, Han Ruler, Paul Schuurman & MR Wielema (2003) - The dictionary of seventeenth and eighteenth-century Dutch philosophers - Thoemmes Press

  • Paul Schuurman (2004) - Review of John Locke, Selected Correspondence - British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 549-551
  • Paul Schuurman (2004) - John Locke, Selected Correspondence - British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 12, 549-551
  • Paul Schuurman (2002) - René Descartes and Princess Elizabeth, Briefwisseling - Geschiedenis van de Wijsbegeerte in Nederland, 13, 199-201
  • Paul Schuurman (2001) - John Locke, The Reasonableness of Christianity: as delivered in the Scriptures - British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 9, 369-373
  • Paul Schuurman (2000) - Verantwoordingh van Renatus Descartes aen d'achtbare overigheit van Uitrecht - British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 8, 561-563
  • Paul Schuurman (1999) - Anleitung des menschlichen Verstandes. Eine Abhandlung von den Wunderwerken - British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 7, 171-173

  • Paul Schuurman (2006) - Review of T. Sorell, G.A.J. Rogers, Analytic philosophy and history of philosophy - British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2006, 191-194

  • Paul Schuurman (2019) - Locke and Descartes on Truth - Éditions Mimésis
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - Locke en het scepticisme - Lemniscaat
  • Paul Schuurman (2010) - John Norris - Continuum
  • Paul Schuurman (2010) - Rene Descartes - Continuum
  • Paul Schuurman (2010) - Faculties of the understanding - Continuum
  • Paul Schuurman (2010) - Logic - Continuum
  • Paul Schuurman (2010) - Synopsis of "Of the conduct of the understanding" - Continuum
  • Paul Schuurman (2008) - Vision in God and thinking matter. Locke's epistemological agnosticism used against Malebrancche and Stillingfleet - Kluwer/Springer
  • Paul Schuurman (2006) - Locke's logic of ideas in context: content and structure - Routledge
  • Paul Schuurman (2006) - Locke's way of ideas as context for his theory of education in of the conduct of understanding - Routledge
  • Paul Schuurman (2003) - Willem Jacob 's Gravesande's Philosophical Defeence of Newtonian Physics - Routledge
  • Paul Schuurman (2003) - 8 Entries in: The dictionary of seventeenth and eighteenth-century Dutch philosophers - Thoemmes Press
  • Paul Schuurman (2003) - The Empiricist Logic of Ideas of Jean le Clerc - Koninklijke Brill NV
  • Paul Schuurman (2003) - Willem Jacob ’s Gravesande’s philosophical defence of Newtonian physics: on the Various Uses of Locke - Routledge
  • Paul Schuurman (2000) - Review - Amsterdam University Press

  • GJ (Gert) van der Pijl, D van Wingerden & Paul Schuurman (2009) - 2.C.1.18 Benchmark effectiviteit van informatiesystemen - Sdu Uitgevers

  • Paul Schuurman (2000) - Of the Conduct of the Understanding by John Locke, Edited with General Introduction, Historical Notes and Critical Apparatus by Paul Schuurman - Keele University

  • Paul Schuurman (2019) - Gaming for Victory. Prussian-German Professional Wargames and the Leadership Concept of Mission Tactics 1870-1880, or: A Tale of the Interaction Between Ideas and Events - Faculteitscolloquium
  • Paul Schuurman (2017) - Heilig moeten. De rol van plicht in de ethiek van de Stoa en van Immanuel Kant - Eureka Week
  • Paul Schuurman (2017) - Locke and religious tolerance - Internationale Filosofie-Olympiade
  • Paul Schuurman (2017) - A Model For 3,000 years Of Warfare - Kroegcollege voor ERA
  • Paul Schuurman (2017) - De oorsprong van de Hongaren - Voordracht voor ERA Studiereis
  • Paul Schuurman (2017) - MODELS OF WAR 1770-1830: THE BIRTH OF WARGAMES AND THE TRADE-OFF BETWEEN REALISM AND SIMPLICITY - Lunchseminar Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - Heeft oorlog nog een toekomst? - kroegcollege ERA
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - A Game of Modules. A new multivalent structure for the Bachelor Philosophy - lezing ten behoeve van delegatie uit Kazachstan
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - Hoe achterhaald is oorlog - lezing voor de Vereniging van Gereformeerde Studenten te Rotterdam
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - Mozart en Die Zauberflöte - lezing voor leden ERA
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - Locke over religieuze verdraagzaamheid - Proefcollege voorlichtingsbijeenkomst voor deeltijders
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - Napoleons Russische veldtocht 1812 - lezing voor Era ter gelegenheid van de tentoonstelling ‘Alexander, Napoleon, Joséphine’
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - The Function Of Historical Counterfactuals: Clausewitz On the Waterloo Campaign (1815) - Conference organized by the British Society for the History of Philosophy
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - The Function Of Historical Counterfactuals: Clausewitz On the Waterloo Campaign (1815) - British Society for the History of Philosophy
  • Paul Schuurman (2015) - Václav Havel en de macht der machtelozen - Studiereis Era
  • Paul Schuurman (2014) - Clausewitz on the essence of war - OZSW Conference 2014
  • Paul Schuurman (2013) - Fénelon’s Political Quietism during the War of the Spanish Succession and the Peace Negotiations in Utrecht - Conference ‘Performance of Peace Utrecht 1713-2013
  • Paul Schuurman (2011) - Pieter de la Court (1618-1685) on Holland and the Challenges and Prospects of Military Free-Riding During the General Crisis Of the Seventeenth Century - Conference ‘Ways of War’, organized by the Society for Military History
  • Paul Schuurman (2011) - Fénelon on luxury and war - Conference: ‘The Philosophy of the Enlightenment’, organized by the British Society for the History of Philosophy
  • Paul Schuurman (2009) - The Concept of Learned Ignorance in Early Modern Philosophy - Workshop Filosofia, scienza e religione nel sec. XVII, organized by Antonio Clericuzio
  • Paul Schuurman (2008) - The Hybrid Character of the Logic of Port Royal - Early Modern Philosophy Seminar Locke and Port Royal, organized by Sarah Hutton and Martine Pécharman
  • Paul Schuurman (2008) - Locke’s Hedonistic Ethics that Was Never Demonstrated - Epicureanism and Anti-Epicureanism
  • Paul Schuurman (2007) - “Thou knowest not the works of God.” Gisbertus Voetius and John Locke on learned ignorance - Annual Conference of the British Society for the History of Philosophy
  • Paul Schuurman (2005) - The Digital Locke Project - Conference Edition critique/édition électronique
  • Paul Schuurman (2005) - The digital locke project - Conference edition critique/edition electronique
  • Paul Schuurman (2005) - The anti-Cartesian empiricism of Gerardus de Vries (1648-1705) - Conference on natural philosophy and the origins of empiricism
  • Paul Schuurman (2005) - The anti-Cartesian empiricism of Gerardus de Vries (1648-1705) - Conference Natural philosophy and the Origins of Empiricism
  • Paul Schuurman (2004) - John Locke’s Contribution to the Natural Sciences - International Interdisciplanary Conference Commemorating the Tercentenary of Locke’s Death
  • Paul Schuurman (2004) - Locke’s Rationalism and Descartes’s Empiricism - Locke Tercennary Conference
  • Paul Schuurman (2004) - Locke and Descartes on Truth - Journée Locke
  • Paul Schuurman (2001) - Willem Jacob ‘s Gravesande’s Philosophical Defence of Newtonian Physics: On the Various Uses of Locke - New Work on Locke
  • Paul Schuurman (2001) - John Locke and Jean Le Clerc - Arbeitsgespräch on The Early Dutch Enlightenment
  • Paul Schuurman (2001) - John Locke’s Logic of Ideas: the Influence of René Descartes - Conference Britons abroad, strangers at home

  • Paul Schuurman (2019) - Opdrachtstaktiek: over de militaire achtergronden van een leiderschapsconcept - Filosofie in het bedrijfsleven
  • Paul Schuurman (2018) - Over het dichten van een kloof, of: waarom Locke en Berkeley verschillend dachten over primaire en secundaire kwaliteiten - Bijdrage aan oefenreeks voor eindexamen VWO

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