dr. P. Schuurman

dr. P. Schuurman

Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte Geschiedenis van de Wijsbegeerte
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P. Schuurman (2017). Models of War 1770-1830: the Birth of Wargames and the Trade-off Between Realism and Simplicity. History of European Ideas, 43 (5), 442-455. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01916599.2017.1366928

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Paul Schuurman is assistant professor of History of Philosophy at the Faculty of Philosophy at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

He writes on:
* 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;
* the evaluation of the functionality of warfare in the work of Immanuel Kant, Herbert Spencer and 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.

      • P. Schuurman, S.J. Savonius & J. Walmsley (2014). The Bloomsbury Companion to Locke (second revised edition of The Continuum Companion to Locke). Londen, New Delhi, New York, Sidney: Bloomsbury
      • P. Schuurman (2010). The continuum companion to Locke. General editors S.-J. Savonius-Wroth, Paul Schuurman and Jonathan Walmseley. London-New York: Continuum
      • P. 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: Oxford University Press
      • P. Schuurman & S. Hutton (2008). Studies on Locke: sources, contemporaries and legacy. Berlijn: Kluwer/Springer
      • L. van Bunge, J.A. van Ruler, P. Schuurman, M.R. Wielema & H.A. Krop (2006). The dictionary of seventeenth and eighteenth-century Dutch philosophers. Bristol: Thoemmes (second edition)
      • P. Schuurman (2004). Selected papers on renaissance philosophy and on Thomas Hobbes. Dordrecht: Kluwer
      • P. Schuurman (2004). Ideas, mental faculties and method. The logic of ideas of Descartes and Locke and its reception in the Dutch republic, 1630-175016 (Brills Studies in Intellectual History). Leiden-Boston: Brill
        • P. Schuurman (2015). Locke en het scepticisme. In Tim de Mey (Ed.), Het nadeel van de twijfel (pp. 106-126). Rotterdam: Lemniscaat
        • P. Schuurman (2010). Logic. In S.-J Savonius, P. Schuurman & J. Walmseley (Eds.), The continuum companion to Locke (pp. 174-175). London-New York: Continuum
        • P. Schuurman (2010). Synopsis of "Of the conduct of the understanding". In S.-J Savonius, P. Schuurman & J. Walmseley (Eds.), The continuum companion to Locke (pp. 275-276). London-New York: Continuum
        • P. Schuurman (2010). Rene Descartes. In S.-J Savonius, P. Schuurman & J. Walmseley (Eds.), The continuum companion to Locke (pp. 53-57). London-New York: Continuum
        • P. Schuurman (2010). John Norris. In S.-J Savonius, P. Schuurman & J. Walmseley (Eds.), The continuum companion to Locke (pp. 103-105). London-New York: Continuum
        • P. Schuurman (2010). Faculties of the understanding. In S.-J Savonius, P. Schuurman & J. Walmseley (Eds.), The continuum companion to Locke (pp. 145-146). London-New York: Continuum
        • P. Schuurman (2008). Vision in God and thinking matter. Locke's epistemological agnosticism used against Malebrancche and Stillingfleet. In S. Hutton & P. Schuurman (Eds.), Essays on Locke: sources, contemporaries and legacy (pp. 177-193). Berlijn: Kluwer/Springer
        • P. Schuurman (2006). Locke's logic of ideas in context: content and structure. In P. Anstey (Ed.), John Locke. Critical assessments of leading philosophers, Series II, 4 vols (pp. 439-465). Londen: Routledge
        • P. Schuurman (2006). Locke's way of ideas as context for his theory of education in of the conduct of understanding. In P. Anstey (Ed.), John Locke. Critical assessments of leading philosophers. Series II, 4 vols (pp. 45-59). Londen: Routledge
        • P. Schuurman (2003). Willem Jacob 's Gravesande's Philosophical Defeence of Newtonian Physics. In Peter.R. Anstey (Ed.), The Philosophy of John Locke; new perspectives (Routledge Studies in Seventeenth Century Philopshy, 7) (pp. 43-57). London: Routledge
        • P. Schuurman (2003). 8 Entries in: The dictionary of seventeenth and eighteenth-century Dutch philosophers. In L. van, et al. Bunge (Ed.), The Dictionary of Seventeenth and Eighteenth-century Dutch Philosophers (pp. -----). Bristol: Thoemmes Press
        • P. Schuurman (2003). The Empiricist Logic of Ideas of Jean le Clerc. In L. van Bunge (Ed.), The Early Enlightenment in the Dutch Republic, 1650 -1750 (Brill's Studies in Intellectual History, 120) (pp. 137-153). Leiden: Koninklijke Brill NV
        • P. Schuurman (2003). Willem Jacob ’s Gravesande’s philosophical defence of Newtonian physics: on the Various Uses of Locke. In P. Anstey (Ed.), The Philosophy of John Locke. New Perspectives (pp. 43-57). London: Routledge
        • G.J. van der Pijl, D. van Wingerden & P. Schuurman (2009). 2.C.1.18 Benchmark effectiviteit van informatiesystemen. In checklisten informatie management. SDU uitgevers
      • L. van Bunge, H.A. Krop, B. Leeuwenburgh, J.A. van Ruler, P. Schuurman & M.R. Wielema (Ed.). (2003). The dictionary of seventeenth and eighteenth-century Dutch philosophers. Bristol: Thoemmes Press
        • P. Schuurman (2004). John Locke, Selected Correspondence [Bespreking van het boek John Locke, Selected Correspondence]. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 12, 549-551.
        • P. Schuurman (2004). [Bespreking van het boek John Locke, Selected Correspondence]. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 549-551.
        • P. Schuurman (2002). René Descartes and Princess Elizabeth, Briefwisseling [Bespreking van het boek René Descartes and Princess Elizabeth, Briefwisseling]. Geschiedenis van de Wijsbegeerte in Nederland, 13, 199-201.
        • P. Schuurman (2001). John Locke, The Reasonableness of Christianity: as delivered in the Scriptures [Bespreking van het boek John Locke, The Reasonableness of Christianity: as delivered in the Scriptures]. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 9, 369-373.
        • P. Schuurman (2000). Review [Bespreking van het boek Verantwoordingh van Renatus Descartes aen d'achtbare overigheyt van Uitrecht]. .
        • P. Schuurman (2000). Verantwoordingh van Renatus Descartes aen d'achtbare overigheit van Uitrecht [Bespreking van het boek Verantwoordingh van Renatus Descartes aen d'achtbare overigheit van Uitrecht]. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 8, 561-563.
        • P. Schuurman (1999). Anleitung des menschlichen Verstandes. Eine Abhandlung von den Wunderwerken [Bespreking van het boek Anleitung des menschlichen Verstandes. Eine Abhandlung von den Wunderwerken]. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 7, 171-173.
        • P. Schuurman (2006). Review of T. Sorell, G.A.J. Rogers, Analytic philosophy and history of philosophy [Bespreking van het boek Analytic philosophy and history of philosophy]. British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 2006(14), 191-194.
      • P. Schuurman (2000, juli 3). Of the Conduct of the Understanding by John Locke, Edited with General Introduction, Historical Notes and Critical Apparatus by Paul Schuurman. Keele University (? pag.) (?: ?) Prom./coprom.: Prof. dr. G.A.J Rogers, Prof. dr. M.A. Stewart & Dr. I. Harris.
      • P. Schuurman (2017, april 18). De oorsprong van de Hongaren. Boedapest, Voordracht voor ERA Studiereis.
      • P. Schuurman (2017, januari 18). MODELS OF WAR 1770-1830: THE BIRTH OF WARGAMES AND THE TRADE-OFF BETWEEN REALISM AND SIMPLICITY. Rotterdam, Lunchseminar Faculteit der Wijsbegeerte.
      • P. Schuurman (2017, augustus 22). Heilig moeten. De rol van plicht in de ethiek van de Stoa en van Immanuel Kant. Rotterdam, Eureka Week.
      • P. Schuurman (2017, mei 14). A Model For 3,000 years Of Warfare. Rotterdam, Kroegcollege voor ERA.
      • P. Schuurman (2017, mei 26). Locke and religious tolerance. Rotterdam, Internationale Filosofie-Olympiade.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, oktober 22). A Game of Modules. A new multivalent structure for the Bachelor Philosophy. Rotterdam, lezing ten behoeve van delegatie uit Kazachstan.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, november 10). Heeft oorlog nog een toekomst? Rotterdam, kroegcollege ERA.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, april 9). The Function Of Historical Counterfactuals: Clausewitz On the Waterloo Campaign (1815). York, Conference organized by the British Society for the History of Philosophy.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, juni 18). Hoe achterhaald is oorlog. Rotterdam, lezing voor de Vereniging van Gereformeerde Studenten te Rotterdam.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, mei 12). Locke over religieuze verdraagzaamheid. Rotterdam, Proefcollege voorlichtingsbijeenkomst voor deeltijders.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, mei 9). Napoleons Russische veldtocht 1812. Amsterdam, lezing voor Era ter gelegenheid van de tentoonstelling ‘Alexander, Napoleon, Joséphine’.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, april 9). The Function Of Historical Counterfactuals: Clausewitz On the Waterloo Campaign (1815). York, British Society for the History of Philosophy.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, april 5). Václav Havel en de macht der machtelozen. Praag, Studiereis Era.
      • P. Schuurman (2015, juni 3). Mozart en Die Zauberflöte. Rotterdam, lezing voor leden ERA.
      • P. Schuurman (2014, november 7). Clausewitz on the essence of war. Radboud University Nijmegen, OZSW Conference 2014.
      • P. Schuurman (2013, april 24). Fénelon’s Political Quietism during the War of the Spanish Succession and the Peace Negotiations in Utrecht. Utrecht, Conference ‘Performance of Peace Utrecht 1713-2013.
      • P. Schuurman (2011, maart 29). Fénelon on luxury and war. Brighton, Conference: ‘The Philosophy of the Enlightenment’, organized by the British Society for the History of Philosophy.
      • P. Schuurman (2011, juni 9). 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. Lisle, Illinois, USA, Conference ‘Ways of War’, organized by the Society for Military History.
      • P. Schuurman (2009, december 15). The Concept of Learned Ignorance in Early Modern Philosophy. Cassino, Workshop Filosofia, scienza e religione nel sec. XVII, organized by Antonio Clericuzio.
      • P. Schuurman (2008, april 11). Locke’s Hedonistic Ethics that Was Never Demonstrated. Leiden, Epicureanism and Anti-Epicureanism.
      • P. Schuurman (2008, mei 1). The Hybrid Character of the Logic of Port Royal. Oxford, Early Modern Philosophy Seminar Locke and Port Royal, organized by Sarah Hutton and Martine Pécharman.
      • P. Schuurman (2007, maart 26). “Thou knowest not the works of God.” Gisbertus Voetius and John Locke on learned ignorance. Rotterdam, Annual Conference of the British Society for the History of Philosophy.
      • P. Schuurman (2005, september 21). The digital locke project. Lyon, Conference edition critique/edition electronique.
      • P. Schuurman (2005, maart 4). The anti-Cartesian empiricism of Gerardus de Vries (1648-1705). Londen, Conference on natural philosophy and the origins of empiricism.
      • P. Schuurman (2005, maart 4). The anti-Cartesian empiricism of Gerardus de Vries (1648-1705). University of London, Conference Natural philosophy and the Origins of Empiricism.
      • P. Schuurman (2005, september 22). The Digital Locke Project. Lyon, Conference Edition critique/édition électronique.
      • P. Schuurman (2004, oktober 28). John Locke’s Contribution to the Natural Sciences. Yale University, International Interdisciplanary Conference Commemorating the Tercentenary of Locke’s Death.
      • P. Schuurman (2004, april 2). Locke’s Rationalism and Descartes’s Empiricism. Oxford, Locke Tercennary Conference.
      • P. Schuurman (2004, januari 23). Locke and Descartes on Truth. Paris, Journée Locke.
      • P. Schuurman (2001, maart 22). John Locke and Jean Le Clerc. Wolfenbüttel, Arbeitsgespräch on The Early Dutch Enlightenment.
      • P. Schuurman (2001, juli 11). Willem Jacob ‘s Gravesande’s Philosophical Defence of Newtonian Physics: On the Various Uses of Locke. Sydney, New Work on Locke.
      • P. Schuurman (2001, januari 13). John Locke’s Logic of Ideas: the Influence of René Descartes. Cambridge, Conference Britons abroad, strangers at home.
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