Dr Tinneke Beeckman

Tinneke Beeckman studied and received her PhD form the Free University of Brussels (in Dutch and French). For several years, she worked as a researcher for the Fund for Scientific Research, in philosophy. Today, she works as a freelance.

She is a columnist for De Standaard. In 2012 she published Door Spinoza’s Lens (Through Spinoza’s Lens). The book received the Liberales-Prijs in 2012. Her new book, Macht en Onmacht, een hedendaagse verkenning van de aanslag op de Verlichting (Power and Powerlessness, in inquiry into the current attack on the Enlightenment) is available from October 2015.

On Twitter @TBeeckman
Related Sessions
Tuesday 6 October 2015, 19.30 Flemish-Dutch House deBuren, Leopoldstraat 6, 1000 Brussels


Macht en onmacht (De Bezige Bij Antwerpen, 2015)

Feeding the world: can we engineer away hunger?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

follow the Academy of Ideas


Keep up to date with Academy of Ideas news and events by joining our mailing list.