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.
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