There are tons of theoretical frameworks to approach and understand art, but at a certain point in time you are confronted with the individuality of a piece and the necessity for interpretation thereof (Free De Backer & Sven Vanderstichelen) Lees verder The ever-changing unknown
As you might have heard, we are in the process of expanding our reach and will use Facebook and other social media channels like Instagram and Twitter to keep the relationship between VUB and its alumni vibrant and active. Lees verder VUB Alumni on Facebook
Critical thinking reveals the difference between an apparent logical correlation and a true causal relation. In that sense, it goes against the general notion of what people call ‘common sense’. Which is never a good yardstick for legal decisions or policy measures. You just cannot state that when someone does something illegal or commits a crime you have to incarcerate that person by definition since you simply cannot generalise. Lees verder Sonja Snacken: difference between apparent logic and causal relation
Carmen Mazijn was a student and student council representative, and she was invited to share her thoughts on critical thinking, in our e-book which can be downloaded on… Lees verder Alumni in the spotlight: Carmen Mazijn
Bilal Beyaich, a VUB alumnus reflects on critical thinking, as part of the e-book that was published. t ohim Critical thinking has a complement in acting, otherwise it has no meaning. Lees verder Bilal Benyaich: Thinking and Acting as Complementary Action
Jonathan Holslag, professor in political sciences reflects on critical thinking.
Nothing is as detrimental as holding on to one philosophy, theory or ideology, and run around in circles like a mountain goat tied to a post. Lees verder Jonathan Holslag : Critical thinking
Claim your place, reconnect with your fellow students via Wall of Faces Lees verder Wall of Faces: Claim your space
In our series of podcasts, Elvira Haezendonck and Nikolay Dentchev discuss the role and importance of CSR today. Lees verder Thinking Back: CSR
Coronacrisis impacted society in many ways. But to what extent will society change permanent, after COVID-19?
What are the short term and long term effects op socio-economical level? On the health sector, on poverty, education and mobility? Does the crisis also entail possibilities and opportunities? Lees verder Poincaré : Post Covid-19
How on earth does a girl from Paramaribo choose for a degree in sociology in grey, rainy and dull Brussels? Yet it is what happened to Jo-Ann, who finished her degree in sociology at our university in 2016 and is currently working as a lecturer and consultant back in her hometown, Paramaribo, Suriname. Her story reads like a novel. Not always a happy one, but she is the first to draw a smile on everyone’s face when she starts telling it. Lees verder Suriname : Jo-Ann Monsels