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As I officially retire this month, without a valedictory lecture, I wrote in Dutch a compact recollection of my working life, from physics to the humanities, which I am not going to translate in full. I look back upon my professional life with gratitude, as...

Contingency in the Cosmos and the Contingency of the Cosmos: Two Theological Approaches by Willem B. Drees, Tilburg University published in Philosophy, Theology and the Sciences 2 (2, 2015): 158-177; see https://www.mohr.de/en/journals/philosophy-theology-and-the-sciences-ptsc, doi 10.1628/219597715X14369486568374 Contingency in reality may be epistemic, due to incomplete knowledge or the intersection of...

The text of the inaugural address "Naked ape or techno sapiens" is online at http://www.drees.nl/humanities/naked-ape-techno-sapiens-relevance-human-humanities/, as well as an interview in Dutch (5 minutes) on the topic. The national newspaper NRC Handelsblad has an opinion article by Willem B. Drees on the same topic, 30...