donderdag 20 maart 2014 - 19:00
Zaal 5, Filmhuis Den Haag
I'm going to die, so I am. Has everyone the right to die? Or implicates that the right for someone to kill you? Discussion with two young philosophers Stine Jensen and Coen Simon, about how we can hanlde this complex issue. A doctor from The Hague is present to do the factcheck.
Coen Simon is philosopher and publicist and a frequently asked speaker. His contributions in Dutch newspapers NRC Handelsbland, nrc next and Trouw are not rarely controversial in the public debate. In his weekly column in Trouw 'Philosophize is easier if you think' he goes into discussion with current issues. He author of books like “Waarom we onszelf zoeken maar niet vinden”, “Zo begint iedere ziener” and “Wachten op geluk”. In 2012 he received the Socrates Challange Cup for “En toen wisten we alles", for the best philosophy book.
Stine Jensen is author and philosopher. She is author of the novel "Dokter Jazz" (2009), essays "Goddelijke Brulapen" (2007) and "Het broekpak van Olivia Newton John" (2011) and nonfiction books "Dus ik ben" (2011), "Echte vrienden" (2011), "Ik lieg, dus ik ben" (2011) and "Turkse vlinders. Liefde tussen twee culturen" (2005). In the televisionprogramme "Dus ik ben" (HUMAN), based on the bestseller, Stine looks for the philosophical roots of our identity.