Abraham Kuyper Center

Publications The Epistemic Responsibilities of the University

Overview Published Papers

Subproject 1: Rik Peels

Rik Peels. (2016). “Is Science like a Crossword Puzzle? Foundherentist Conceptions of Scientific Warrant”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy 46.1, 81-101

Rik Peels. (2017). “Responsible Belief and Epistemic Justification”, Synthese 194.8, 2895-2915

Rik Peels. (2018). “Précis”, International Journal of Philosophical Studies

Rik Peels. (2018). “Response to Zimmerman, Steup, Booth, and Kalis & Schaubroeck”, International Journal of Philosophical Studies

Rik Peels. (2018). “The Influence View on Responsible Belief: Reply to Kulp, Levy, Rossi, and Goldberg”, Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 37.2, 165-180

Rik Peels. (2018). “Précis: The Importance and Complexities of Believing Responsibly / La importancia y las complejidades de creer responsablemente” Teorema: International Journal of Philosophy 37.2, 93-110.

*Rik Peels. (2018). “Epistemic Values in the Humanities and the Sciences”, History of Humanities 3.1, 89-111

*Rik Peels, Lex Bouter. (2018). “The Possibility and Desirability for Replication in the Humanities”, Palgrave Communications 4:95, DOI: 10.1057/s41599-018-0149-x, reprinted in Quantitative Methodologies: Novel Applications in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

*Rik Peels, Lex Bouter. (2018). “Replication Drive for Humanities”, Nature 558, 372

Rik Peels. (2018). “Asserting Ignorance”, in Sanford Goldberg (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Assertion (Oxford: Oxford University Press)

Hans van Eyghen, Rik Peels, and Gijsbert Van den Brink. (2018). “Introduction”, in Hans van Eyghen, Rik Peels, and Gijsbert Van den Brink (eds.), New Developments in the Cognitive Science of Religion: The Rationality of Religious Belief (Dordrecht Springer)

Rik Peels, Hans van Eyghen, Gijsbert van den Brink. (2018). “Cognitive Science of Religion and the Cognitive Consequences of Sin”, in Hans van Eyghen, Rik Peels, Gijsbert van den Brink (eds.), New Developments in the Cognitive Science of Religion and the Rationality of Religious Belief (Dordrecht: Springer), 199-214.

Rik Peels, René van Woudenberg. (2019). “Introduction”, in Rik Peels and René van Woudenberg (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Common Sense Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press), forthcoming

Rik Peels. (2019). “The Epistemic Authority of Common Sense”, in Rik Peels and René van Woudenberg (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Common Sense Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).

Rik Peels. (2019). “Should We Accept Scientism? The Argument from Self-Referential Incoherence”, in Kevin Ray McCain and Kostas Kampourakis (eds.), Knowing in Science: An Introduction (Oxford: Routledge).

Rik Peels. (2019). “Extreme Beliefs and Epistemic Duties”, in Kevin Ray McCain and Scott Stapleford (eds.), Epistemic Duties: New Arguments, New Angles (Oxford: Oxford University Press), forthcoming

Rik Peels, Jeroen de Ridder, René van Woudenberg. (2019). “Introduction”, in Rik Peels, Jeroen de Ridder, René van Woudenberg (eds.), Scientific Challenges to Common Sense Philosophy (Oxford: Routledge)

Rik Peels, René van Woudenberg. (2019). “Introduction”, in Rik Peels and René van Woudenberg (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Common Sense Philosophy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)

*Rik Peels, Duncan Pritchard. (2019). “University Education Should Aim at Ignorance”, Synthese, forthcoming

Rik Peels. (2019). “Exploring the Boundaries of Ignorance: Its Nature and Accidental Features”, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 8.1, 10-18.

Rik Peels, Jeroen de Ridder, Tamarinde Haven, Lex Bouter. (2019). “Value Pluralism in Research Integrity”, Research Integrity and Peer Review, forthcoming

*Rik Peels. (2019) “How Literary Fiction Delivers Knowledge and Understanding”, British Journal of Aesthetics, revise and resubmit

Rik Peels. (2019). “Reply to Sanford Goldberg and Andrew White”, Journal of Philosophical Research, forthcoming

*Rik Peels, Jeroen de Ridder, René van Woudenberg, Lex Bouter. (2019). “Academia’s Big Five: A Normative Taxonomy for the Epistemic Responsibilities of Universities”, F1000research 8, 862, https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.19459.1.

*Rik Peels. (2019). “Replication and Replicability in the Humanities”, Research Integrity and Peer Review 4.2, https://doi.org/10.1186/s41073-018-0060-4

Rik Peels. (2019). “Exploring the Boundaries of Ignorance: Its Nature and Accidental Features”, Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 8.1, 10-18.

Rik Peels, Thirza J. Lagewaard. (2021). “We didn’t know: Ignorance on Group Levels”, in Jennifer Lackey and Aidan McGlynn (eds), Oxford Handbook of Social Epistemology (Oxford: Oxford University Press), forthcoming

Subproject 2: Lex Bouter, Joeri Tijdink and Tamarinde Haven

*Haven TL, de Goede M, Tijdink JK, Oort FJ. 2018. “Personally perceived publication pressure – Revising the Publication Pressure Questionnaire (PPQ) by using work stress models”. Research Integrity and Peer Review 2018. doi:10.31234/osf.io/r5hn7

*Haven TL, van Grootel, L. “Preregistering qualitative research”. Accountability in Research 26 (3): 229-244.

*Prinsen, C. A. C., Mokkink, L. B., Bouter, L. M., Alonso, J., Patrick, D. L., de Vet, H. C. W., & Terwee, C. B. (2018). COSMIN guideline for systematic reviews of patient-reported outcome measures. Quality of Life Research, 27(5), 1147-1157.

*Terwee, C. B., Prinsen, C. A. C., Chiarotto, A., Westerman, M. J., Patrick, D. L., Alonso, J., … Mokkink, L. B. (2018). COSMIN methodology for evaluating the content validity of patient-reported outcome measures: a Delphi study. Quality of Life Research, 27(5), 1159-1170.

*van der Steen, J. T., van den Bogert, C. A., van Soest-Poortvliet, M. C., Fazeli Farsani, S., Otten, R. H. J., Ter Riet, G., & Bouter, L. M. (2018). Determinants of selective reporting: A taxonomy based on content analysis of a random selection of the literature. PLoS ONE, 13(2), e0188247.

*Bouter, L. M. (2018). Fostering responsible research practices is a shared responsibility of multiple stakeholders. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 93.

*Swaen, G. M. H., Langendam, M., Weyler, J., Burger, H., Siesling, S., Atsma, W. J., & Bouter, L. (2018). Responsible Epidemiologic Research Practice: A guideline developed by a working group of the Netherlands Epidemiological Society. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology.

Bouter, L. M., Zielhuis, G. A., & Zeegers, M. P. (2018). Textbook of epidemiology. Houten: Bohn, Stafleu van Loghum.

*Bouter, L. M. (2018). Unsuccessful replication is not a sign of research misconduct. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 104, 140-141.

*Otte, W. M., Tijdink, J. K., Weerheim, P. L., Lamberink, H. J., & Vinkers, C. H. (2018). Adequate statistical power in clinical trials is associated with the combination of a male first author and a female last author. eLife, 7, 1-14. [e34412].

*van Lieshout, C. T., Tijdink, J. K., & Smulders, Y. M. (2018). Conflict of interest disclosure slides at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2016 in Rome: are they displayed long enough to assess their content? A cross-sectional study. BMJ Open, 8(11), 1-6. [e023534].

Lamberink, H. J., Otte, W. M., Sinke, M. R. T., Lakens, D., Glasziou, P. P., Tijdink, J. K., & Vinkers, C. H. (2018). Statistical power of clinical trials increased while effect size remained stable: an empirical analysis of 136,212 clinical trials between 1975 and 2014. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 102, 123-128.

*Haven TL, Bouter L, Smulders Y, Tijdink J. 2019. “Perceived publication pressure in Amsterdam: survey of all academic ranks and disciplinary fields”. PLoS ONE 14(6) e0217931. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0217931

*Haven TL, Tijdink JK, Martinson BC, Bouter LM (2019) Perceptions of research integrity climate differ between academic ranks and disciplinary fields: Results from a survey among academic researchers in Amsterdam. PLoS ONE 14(1): e0210599. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. pone.0210599

*Haven, T. L., Tijdink, J. K., Pasman, H., Widdershoven, G., & Bouter, L. (2019, April 3). Do research misbehaviours differ between disciplinary fields? A mixed methods study among academic researchers in Amsterdam. https://doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/7d4qz

*Urlings M.J.E., Duyx B., Swaen G.M.H., Bouter L.M., Zeegers M.P.A. Citation bias in the literature on dietary trans fatty acids and serum cholesterol. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2019; 106: 88-97.

*Duyx B., Urlings M.J.E., Swaen G.M.H., Bouter L.M., Zeegers M.P.A. Selective citation in the literature on the hygiene hypothesis: a citation analysis on the association between infections and rhinitis. BMJ Open 2019; 9: e026518.

*Urlings M.J.E., Bram Duyx B., Swaen G.M.H., Bouter L.M., Zeegers M.P.A. Selective citation in scientific literature on the human health effects of bisphenol A. Research Integrity and Peer review 2019; 4: 6. (https://rdcu.be/btNIQ)

*van der Steen J.T., ter Riet G., van den Bogert C.A. van den, Bouter L.M. Causes of reporting bias: a theoretical framework [version 1; referees: awaiting peer review]. F1000Research 12 Mar 2019; 8: 280 (https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.18310.1)

*Bouter L., Barr D., Sham M.H. Even potential participants of a research integrity conference commit plagiarism, organizers learn. Retraction Watch 2019; January 10th (https://retractionwatch.com/2019/01/10/even-potential-participants-of-a-research-integrity-conference-commit-plagiarism-organizers-learn/?sbe-followsubs=true#sbe-follow)

*Joeri Tijdink 2019. Wetenschapper op de sofa. Hoe te overleven op de universiteit. Amsterdam: Vesuvius Press.

Subproject 3: Jeroen de Ridder

Jeroen de Ridder, ‘Deep Disagreement and Political Polarization’, in: Michael Hannon & Elizabeth Edenberg (eds.), Political Epistemology (under review with OUP)

*Jeroen de Ridder, ‘How Many Scientists Does It Take to Have Knowledge?’, in: Kevin McCain and Kostas Kampourakis (eds.), What is Scientific Knowledge? An Introduction to Contemporary Epistemology of Science (London: Routledge, 2019).

Jeroen de Ridder, ‘Common Sense and Ontological Commitment’, in: Rik Peels & René van Woudenberg (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Common Sense (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019).

Martijn Blaauw and Jeroen de Ridder, ‘The Unassertability of Contextualism’, Quaestiones Disputatae 8.2 (2018): 68–86.

Gerrit Glas and Jeroen de Ridder, ‘Introduction to the Philosophy of Creation Order’, in: Gerrit Glas and Jeroen de Ridder (eds.), The Future of Creation Order Vol. 1: Philosophical, Scientific, and Religious Perspectives on Order and Emergence (Dordrecht: Springer), 1–30.

Jeroen de Ridder, ‘Kinds of Knowledge and Limits of Science,’ in: Jeroen de Ridder, Rik Peels, and René van Woudenberg (eds.), Scientism: Prospects and Problems (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).

René van Woudenberg, Jeroen de Ridder, and Rik Peels, ‘Introduction: Putting Scientism on the Philosophical Agenda’, in: Jeroen de Ridder, Rik Peels, and René van Woudenberg (eds.), Scientism: Prospects and Problems (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).

*Jeroen de Ridder, ‘Representations and Robustly Collective Attitudes’, in: J. Adam Carter, Andy Clark, Jesper Kallestrup, Orestis Palermos, and Duncan Pritchard (eds.), Socially Extended Epistemology (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019).

Jeroen de Ridder, ‘Against Quasi-Fideism’, Faith and Philosophy 36.2 (2019): 223-243.

*Mark Alfano, Colin Klein, and Jeroen de Ridder (eds.), Social Virtue Epistemology (London: Routledge), under contract.

*Jeroen de Ridder, “Three Models for Collective Virtues”, in: Mark Alfano, Colin Klein, and Jeroen de Ridder (eds.), Social Virtue Epistemology.

Subproject 4: Emanuel Rutten

*Emanuel Rutten, 2018. Het retorische weten. Amsterdam: Boekenmagazijn.

Subproject 5: Edwin Koster

*Edwin Koster, ‘Paradigm Shift in the Humanities?’. In: Conference Proceedings, 4th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Conference on Social Sciences & Arts SGEM 2017, Book 2, Ancient Science: Archaeology, History, Philosophy, Volume 1, pp. 315-322.

Edwin Koster, ‘Helen Longino en de wisselwerking tussen wetenschap en waarden’ (met Hans Radder en Henk W. de Regt). In: Annemie Halsema en Angela Roothaan (red.), Scheuren in het bolwerk. Vrouwen in de filosofie, Clue/ VU 2017.

*Edwin Koster, ‘Bildung through Films. How to realize “Gross Academic Value” in Education’, manuscript.

*Edwin Koster en Rob Boschhuizen, Glazen Slijpen. Onderliggende denkramen in academisch onderwijs, Budel: Damon, 2018.

Edwin Koster, ‘De essentie van de beleving’ (Filosofie in beeld). In: Wijsgerig Perspectief  57 (4) 2017, pp. 44-45.

Subprojects 6 and 7: René van Woudenberg, Wout Bisschop

René van Woudenberg & Kelvin McQueen 2016, “Tests for Intrinsicness Tested”. Philosophical Studies. Online-first, DOI 10.1007/s11098-016-0644-0

René van Woudenberg & Rik Peels, 2018. “The Metaphysics of Degrees”, European Journal of Philosophy 28: 46-65. DOI 10.1111/ejop.12185

*René van Woudenberg 2018. “The Nature of the Humanities”. Philosophy 93 (2018): 109-140.

René van Woudenberg, “Thomas Reid’s Engagement with Skeptics and Skepticism”, in Baron Reed & Diego Machuca (eds.), Skepticism: From Antiquity to the Present. London: Bloomsbury, 2018: 395-406.

René van Woudenberg, Jeroen de Ridder and Rik Peels 2018. “Introduction: Scientism on the Philosophical Agenda” , in: Jeroen de Ridder, Rik Peels & René van Woudenberg (eds.), Scientism: Prospects and Problems. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018: 1-27.

René van Woudenberg 2018. “An Epistemological Critique of Scientism”, in: Jeroen de Ridder, Rik Peels & René van Woudenberg (eds.), Scientism: Prospects and Problems. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018: 167-189.

René van Woudenberg & Joelle Rothuizen 2018. “Scientism as an Ethics of Belief.”, Journal for General Philosophy of Science. 47: 349-362. Online-first, DOI 10.1007/s10838-015-9313-9

René van Woudenberg 2018, “An Epistemic Argument for Toleration”, International Journal for Philosophy and Theology 76: 428-435. Online first, DOI 10.1080/21692327.2015.1133315

René van Woudenberg 2018. “Presuppositions of Science”, Pensar en Movimiento 15: 1-16. DOI 10.15517/pensarmov.v15i1.27846

René van Woudenberg 2018. “Las Presuposiciones de la Ciencia (del movimiento humano)”, Pensar en Movimiento 15: 17-33. DOI 10.15517/pensarmov.v15i1.29046

*René van Woudenberg, Jeroen de Ridder en Rik Peels, “Newman and Nussbaum on the Purpose of Higher Education”, in Annemie Halsema & Angela Roothaan (red.), Scheuren in het bolwerk—vrouwen in de Filosofie. Amsterdam: VU Boekhandel, 2017: 78-86.

*René van Woudenberg 2019. “Reading as a Source of Knowledge”, Synthese DOI 10.1007/s11229-018-02056-x

René van Woudenberg & Naomi Kloosterboer 2019, “Three Transparency Claims Examined”. Journal of Philosophical Research

*Rik Peels, Lex Bouter & René van Woudenberg, 2019. “Do the Humanities Need a Replication Drive? A Debate Rages on.”  Retraction Watch, 13 February 2019.

René van Woudenberg & Chris Ranalli 2019. “Collective Ignorance. An Information Theoretic Account”. Synthese (special issue on Ignorance).

*René van Woudenberg, “John Ruskin’s ‘simple thoughts’ on reading”. History of Humanities

*René van Woudenberg ,“The Delineation of Common Sense”, in: Peels & Van Woudenberg (eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Common Sense Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

René van Woudenberg & David Widerker, “The Epistemic Status of Belief in Free Will”. In: Jorg Noller & Marco Hausmann (eds.), Free Will: Historical and Systematic Perspectives, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021.

René van Woudenberg, “Ontology”, in Lodi Nauta & Martin van Hees (eds.), Examining Life. An Introduction to Philosophy. London: Routledge.

*René van Woudenberg, Reading as a Source of Knowledge. An Essay in Epistemology and Hermeneutics. (Send out to reviewers by Oxford University Press)

*René van Woudenberg, One World, Many Disciplines. (Book manuscript, under construction).

Subproject 8: Gijsbert van den Brink

*Gijsbert van den Brink, “The Spirit of God and the Natural World. How Evolutionary Theory Affects Our Religious Consciousness”. [in Russian], Pages. Theology, Culture, Education 22.1 (2018), 127-136.

Gijsbert van den Brink, Eveline van Staalduine and Maarten Wisse, “Believing in the Holy Spirit Today: An Introduction”, in: Gijsbert van den Brink, Eveline van Staalduine-Sulman & Maarten Wisse (eds.), The Spirit Is Moving. New Pathways in Pneumatology (Brill: Leiden, 2019), 1-20.

*Gijsbert van den Brink, “The Spirit of God and Creation: Towards a Pneumatological Interpretation of Biological Emergence”, in: Van den Brink, Staalduine & Wisse, Spirit is Moving, 186-199.

*Gijsbert van den Brink, “In Defence of Dialogue: A Response to Yves Gingras”, Metascience (2019), https://doi.org/10.1007/s11016-019-00404-2

*Gijsbert van den Brink, “How Theology Stopped Being Queen of the Sciences – and How Its Story Continues”, Studies in Christian Ethics (October 2019) (accepted)

*Gijsbert van den Brink and Harry Cook, ‘“I Cannot Conclude that Everything is the Result of Brute Force.” Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species as a Specimen of Natural Theology”, Christian Scholars Review (submitted)


Publications marked with an asterisk * are direct outcomes of the project The Epistemic Responsibilities of the University, the others have a relation with the project.