Vossius Center for History of Humanities and Sciences

prof. E.S. (Eric) Schliesser

  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group: Challenges to Democratic Representation
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Amsterdam
    Room number: B10.06
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  15578
    1001 NB  Amsterdam
  • E.S.Schliesser@uva.nl
    T: 0205252169


  • Schliesser, E. S. (in press). Sophie de Grouchy, Marquise de Condorcet: Wisdom and Reform between Reason and Feeling. In E. O'Neil, & M. P. Lascano (Eds.), Feminist history of philosophy: the recovery and evaluation of women's philosophical thought Dordrecht: Springer.


  • Schliesser, E. S., & Pack, S. (2017). Adam Smith, natural movement and physics. Cambridge Journal of Economics, Cambridge Journal of Economics. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/bex008 
  • Schliesser, E. S., & van der Schaar, M. (2017). Women in Early Analytic Philosophy:: Volume Introduction. Journal for the History of Analytical Philosophy, 5(2).
  • Schliesser, E. S. (2017). Sophie de Grouchy, de traditie (s) van de twee vrijheden en de missende moeder (s) van het liberalisme. Algemeen Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Wijsbegeerte, 109(1), 7.
  • Schliesser, E. S., & Biener, Z. (2017). "The Certainty, Modality, and Grounding of Newton’s Laws.". The Monist, 100(3), 311-325..
  • Schliesser, E. S., & De Langhe, R. (2017). "Evaluating Philosophy as Exploratory Research.". Metaphilosophy, 48(3), 227-244..


  • Schliesser, E. (2016). The Theory of Moral Sentiments. In R. P. Hanley (Ed.), Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy. (pp. 33-47). Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. [details] 


  • Schliesser, E. (2015). On Joseph Cropsey's 'What is welfare economics?'. Ethics, 125(3), 847-850. DOI: 10.1086/679548  [details] 
  • Schliesser, E. (2015). The Separation of Economics from Virtue: A Historical-Conceptual Introduction. In J. A. Baker, & M. D. White (Eds.), Economics and the Virtues: building a new moral foundation (pp. 141-164). Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Lefevre, M., & Schliesser, E. (2015). Private Epistemic Virtue, Public Vices: Moral Responsibility in the Policy Sciences. In C. Martini, & M. Boumans (Eds.), Experts and Consensus in Social Science (pp. 275-295). (Ethical Economy; No. 50). Cham: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-08551-7_14  [details] 


  • Schliesser, E. (2009). Prophecy, eclipses and whole-sale markets: a case study on why data driven economic history requires history of economics, a philosopher's reflection. Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftsgeschichte, 50(1), 195-206. [details] 


  • Schliesser, E. S. (2017). Schliesser, Eric. Review of Politics and Literature at the Turn of the Millennium, by Michael Keren. The Public Sphere, 12, 155-158.


  • Burgoon, B. M., de Goede, M., Glasius, M. E., & Schliesser, E. S. (2017). Too Big to Innovate: The Sense and Nonsense of Big Programmatic Research. In B. de Graaf, A. Rinooy Kan, & H. Moolenaar (Eds.), The Dutch National Research Agenda in Perspective: A Reflection on Research and Science Policy in Practice. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.


  • Schliesser, E. S. (2015). [Review of: O. Boehm (2014) Kant's critique of Spinoza]. Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal, 36(2), 463-483. DOI: 10.5840/gfpj201536227  [details] 
  • Schliesser, E. (2015). [Review of: S. Shaviro (2014) The universe of things: on speculative realism]. Times Literary Supplement, 29.

Scientific position

  • Schliesser, E.S. (member) (2015): Filosofie Magazine (External organisation).

Book editor

  • Schliesser, E. (2017). Ten Neglected Classics of philosophy. Oxford: Oxford University Press. [details] 
  • Schliesser, E., & Smeenk, C. (in press). The Oxford Handbook of Newton. Oxford: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199930418.001.0001 
  • Schliesser, E. (2015). Sympathy: A History. (Oxford Philosophical Concepts). New York: Oxford University Press. [details] 


  • Schliesser, E.S. (participant) & van der Schaar, M. (participant) (5-10-2015): co-organizer: "Women in the History of Analytical Philosophy" conference (participating in a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Schliesser, E.S. (other) (2014 - 2015): Monthly Columnist, Filosofie Magazine (other).
  • Schliesser, E.S. (other) (2013 - 2016): Elected Vice-President, co-chair, European Early Modern Society (other).
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