Keimpe Algra

Keimpe Arnoldus Algra (born 5 April 1959) is a Dutch professor of Ancient and Medieval philosophy at Utrecht University.[1]

CareerEdit

Algra was born on 5 April 1959 in Utrecht.[1] He studied classical languages and literature at Utrecht University. In 1985 he became a university lecturer. Three years later he obtained his PhD with a dissertation on Concepts of space in classical and hellenistic greek philosophy.[1] Between 2000 and 2003 he was Academy professor of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) at Utrecht University.[2] In 2001 he started as professor of Ancient and Medieval philosophy at the same university.[1] In 2003 he gave the Alfred Edward Taylor lecture at the University of Edinburgh.[3]

In 2004 Algra became member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.[4] He headed a KNAW committee which looked into the state of trust in Dutch science after a case in which Diederik Stapel had fabricated data, a report called Vertrouwen in wetenschap was published in May 2013.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Prof.dr. K.A. Algra (1959 - )" (in Dutch). Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  2. ^ "prof. dr. Keimpe Algra". Utrecht University. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Alfred Edward Taylor Lectures". University of Edinburgh. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Keimpe Algra". Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 6 August 2015.
  5. ^ Peter Wieringa (19 June 2013). "Interview: hoogleraar Keimpe Algra over de status van de wetenschap" (in Dutch). The Post Online. Retrieved 6 August 2015.

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