A non-profit organization that brings together interesting speakers to stimulate public discussion on science and reason and to foster critical thinking.
The Night of the Freethinker gathers top national and international thinkers to discuss questions that matter.
In ‘Illusies voor gevorderden’, Maarten Boudry gives an enticing account on why illusions are dangerous.
We're planning something big. We can't say much just yet, but you'll hear about it soon enough.
September 1st, the debate with Richard Dawkins, Lawrence Krauss and Julia Galef on Dutch national television.
The Effective Altruist, Dilemmas in Doing Good. On June 11th Het Denkgelag will be organizing an interactive night with Peter Singer in cooperation with De Vooruit.
We are all sensitive to irrationality. Our everyday reasoning is infused with a plethora of misconceptions. It is this which makes us human and which, according to some, is the only way we have of learning anything. But why are we so susceptible to irrational thinking and what are we able to do about it? How can we learn to think more critically?
Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins (The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion) is one of today's most prominent science popularizers in addition to being the most famous atheist in the world.
In times of Google Glass, 3D printers and genetic tests over the internet, we are ever-increasingly being confronted with the unstoppable development of nano- and biotechnology. How is society as a whole supposed to deal with this evolution?