Coen Simon (b. 1972) is a philosopher and the founder of a philosophical thinktank. In his essays in NRC Handelsblad, Trouw and De Correspondent, he refutes contemporary dogmas and clichés. Previous works include Why We Seek but Never Find Ourselves and Doing Philosophy is Easier Than You Think. In 2012 Simon won the Socrates Cup with his book And Then We Knew Everything. In 2013 he wrote the essay Guilt for the national Month of Philosophy.
Pleidooi tegen enthousiasme (Plea Against Enthusiasm), 2020