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Research interests

- Title research: When Success Becomes the New Normal: The Competitive Society and its Symptoms

- General research interests: ethics, moral psychology, practical philosophy, competition, ethics of competition, ethics of success, mental disorders, (ab)normality, meritocracy, positional goods, inequality


- Seminars on logical positivism for the subject "Philosophy of Science" to third year psychology students (in Dutch)

- Seminars for the subject "Business Ethics" to business students (in Dutch)

- Lecture on competition for the subject "The Meaning and the Value of Work" to philosophy master's students (in Dutch)

Current courses

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Education/Academic qualification

Philosophy, Master’s Degree, Tilburg University

1 Sep 201528 Feb 2017

Other, Bachelor’s Degree, Avans University of Applied Sciences

1 Sep 201131 Jul 2015

External positions

MAP’s mission is to address structural injustices in academic philosophy and to remove barriers that impede participation in academic philosophy for members of marginalized groups. (Minorities and Philosophy (MAP) Tilburg)

1 Sep 2020 → …

Member of the Ethical Committee, which mainly means that I co-author ethical (policy) advice directed to for example the Board of Directors. I was the main author of ethical paragraph (+ advice) that was added to the hospital's euthanesia protocol. (Elisabeth-TweeSteden Ziekenhuis)

2 Dec 201931 Dec 2021

Chair, which means (amongst other things) that I organise and chair the meetings; liaise with the Dutch Research School of Philosophy and third parties; and am involved in the activities the Council organises (OZSW PhD Council)

1 Jul 20191 Sep 2021


  • Ethics
  • Moral Psychology
  • Political Philosophy / Political Ethics
  • Competition
  • Ethics of Success
  • Meritocracy
  • Positional Goods
  • Inequality
  • Mental Disorders


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