Département de philosophie

2017

CONNAISSANCE ET INTERÊT PRATIQUE L'EMBRAYAGE PRAGMATIQUE, 1st - 2nd, June

Soutenance de thèse de Jacques Vollet et atélier ultime. More d'info here: http://www.unige.ch/lettres/philo/recherche/research-groups/episteme/episteme-events/connaissance-et-interet-pratique-lembrayage-pragmatique/

2014

Round Table on the work of Jessica Brown. 10th April 2014, Geneva.
Invited Speaker: Jessica Brown (St.Andrews).

Epistemic Norms of Action, Assertion and Belief. Workshop, 25th March 2014, Geneva.
Invited Speaker: Mikkel Gerken (Edinburgh); Internal Speakers: Davide Fassio, Arturs Logins, Robin McKenna, Jacques Vollet. More informations here.

The Normative Significance of Knowledge. Seminar of the research group Knowledge-Based Accounts of Rationality. Invited Speakers: Mikkel Gerken (Edinburgh), Jessica Brown (St.Andrews), Michael Brady (Glasgow). Organised by Davide Fassio and the Episteme research group. Autumn Semester. Thu 13.30-15.30, Department of Philosophy - Seminar Room, Geneva. More informations here.

2013

Abilities in Perception, Conference, 29th-30th November 2013, Geneva.
Speakers: Tom Crowther (Warwick), Ophelia Deroy (London), Santiago Echeverri (Geneva), Ellen Fridland (King's College London), Hans-Johann Glock (Zurich), Olivier Massin (Geneva), Bence Nanay (Antwerp and Cambridge), Markus Wild (Basel). More informations here.

La raison sans les bonbons, Workshop, 23rd November 2013, Geneva.
Speakers: John Skorupski (St Andrews), Katrien Schaubroeck (Antwerp), Charles Larmore (Brown), Michael Lynch (UCONN). More informations here.

Reasons and Rationality. Seminar of the research group Knowledge-Based Accounts of Rationality. Invited Speakers: Maria Alvarez (Oxford). Organised by Davide Fassio and the Episteme research group. Autumn Semester. Thu 14-16, L208, Geneva. More informations here.

The Ontology of Evidence, Workshop, 16th-17th April 2013, Geneva.
Speakers: Pascal Engel (Geneva and EHESS), John Gibbons (Nebraska/Lincoln), Clayton Littlejohn (King’s College London), Arturs Logins (Geneva), Veli Mitova (Vienna), Ram Neta (Chapel Hill). A detailed program and venue can be found hereAbstracts can be found here.

Knowledge Norm of Action. Seminar of the research group Knowledge-Based Accounts of Rationality. Invited Speakers: Charity Anderson (Oxford), Errol Lord (Princeton), Matthew Benton (Oxford). Organised by Julien Dutant, Davide Fassio and the Episteme research group. Spring Semester. Thu 14-16, L208, Geneva.More informations here.

2012

Truth and Normativity: workshop and thesis viva, Wed-Thu june 27-29th 2012, Geneva.
Keynote speakers: Massimiliano Carrara (Padova), Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh), Diego Marconi (Torino),Asbjørn Steglich Petersen (Aarhus), David Velleman (New York University). Thesis viva: Davide Fassio (episteme, Geneva). Detailed programme here.

Workshop on Evidence and Explanation.
With Alexander Bird (Bristol), Juan Comesana (Arizona), Raphael Scholl (Bern), Kevin Mulligan (Geneva), Marcel Weber (Geneva). Date: April 25th and 26th 2012. A detailed program and venue can be found here!

Problems in contemporary epistemology. Master / CSPC seminar taught by Erik Olsson, spring semester. Wed 10-12, B107, Bastions, Unige.

Analyses of knowledge 1952-2012. Master / CSPC seminar taught by Erik Olsson and Julien Dutant, spring semester. Wed 16-18, B015, Bastions, Unige. (dokeos page)

2011

Confirmation and Causation University of Geneva, Department of Philosophy 1-2 December 2011. Speakers: Samir Okasha (University of Bristol): Franz Huber (University of Konstanz): Michael Baumgartner (University of Konstanz) and Isabelle Drouet (University of Paris-Sorbonne) Julian Reiss (Erasmus University of Rotterdam) Charlotte Werndl (LSE) Philippe Huneman (IHPST Paris). The workshop is organized by Marcel Weber. More information here

Workshop “Cognitive Perspectives on Perceptual Epistemology” University of Geneva, 29th-30th of November 2011 Speakers: Mohan Matthen (University of Toronto), Paul Coates (University of Hertfordshire), Jérôme Dokic (Institut Jean Nicod) Further details will be posted shortly. The workshop is organized by Ariel Cecchi and Santiago Echeverri and the Episteme Research Group in Geneva within the FNS project Perceptual Warrant, Entitlement and A Priori Knowledge. More information here (PROGRAM)

Conference: The Pragmatic Load in Knowledge From Monday, 27 June 2011 to Wednesday, 29 June 2011. With Igor Douven (Groenigen), Jeremy Fantl (Calgary), David Owens (Reading), Jason Stanley (Rutgers). FNS Project on Knowledge, Evidence and Practice (KEP). Organised by Episteme, Pascal Engel. here is the program

Workshop in honor of Keith Lehrer: The Epistemology of Common Sense Wednesday, 25 May 2011, Geneva.(In collaboration with Thumos, UNIGE). Workshop with Keith Lehrer (University of Arizona, Tucson), Anita Konzelmann (Geneva), Noah Lemos (William and Mary), Adam Morton (Alberta).
Detailed program here. Organised by Episteme, Pascal Engel.

Episteme lecture: Adam Morton (Alberta), Pluralism about knowledge Tuesday, 24 May 2011, Geneva.
Lecture by Adam Morton (University of Alberta).
Details TBA. Organised by Episteme, Pascal Engel.

Workshop on perception and warrant, 12 May 2011, Geneva. With Annalisa Coliva (Modena) and Nicholas Silins (Cornell).
Programme is here. FNS project Perceptual Warrant, Entitlement and A Priori Knowledge (WAP). Organised by Ariel Cecchi and Episteme group.

Pro*Doc seminar on Contextualism in Semantics and Epistemology, spring term, Geneva, Jura A210 10-12. Organised by Pascal Engel and Julien Dutant. Invited lecturers and participants:

  • Invited Lecture: Sanna Hirvonen (UCL), MacFarlane's relativism and knowledge attributions, april 19th 2011.
  • Invited participant: Philip Ebert (Stirling), may 3rd.
  • Invited participant: Paolo Crivelli (Oxford), may 17th.
  • Invited participant: Adam Morton (Alberta), may 24th.

Talk: Philip Ebert (Stirling), In defense of single premise closure Wednesday, april 6th 2011, Geneva. Bastions room B015, 4-6.

2010

Workshop: Belief Feeling And Emotion, November 19, 2010, with Tim Bayne (Oxford), Fabrice Clément(UNIL), Gerald Clore (University of Virginia), Keith Frankish (Open University & Rethymnon), Kevin Mulligan(CISA), Fabrice Teroni (CISA).

Workshop on Evidence, October 27-28, 2010 with Earl Conee (University of Rochester), Jim Pryor (New York University), Philip Ebert (University of Stirling), Julien Dutant (University of Geneva). Organized by Arturs Logins, Episteme.

Workshop: Knowledge, safety and virtue, June 22nd - 23rd 2009, Geneva. Workshop and thesis viva. Workshop with Ernest Sosa (Rutgers), Chris Kelp (Leuven), J. Adam Carter (Geneva), Timothy Williamson(Oxford). Thesis viva: Julien Dutant (episteme, Geneva).

Workshop: Norms of assertion, June 4th, with Peter Milne (Stirling), Filip Buekens (Tilburg). Organized by Adam Carter, Episteme.

Workshop: Entitlement and testimony, May 18th, with Nikolaj Pedersen (Copenhagen), Peter Graham(UCR). Organized by Anne Meylan, Episteme.

Justification Revisited Conference, March 25th-27th, with Jessica Brown (University of St Andrews),Richard Fumerton (The University of Iowa), Adam Leite (Indiana University), Jonathan Sutton (Auburn University), Matthias Steup (Purdue University). Organized by Anne Meylan, Episteme.

Workshop: Warrant and A prioricity, March 1st-2nd, with Gaetano Albergo (Catania), Corine Besson(Oxford), Albert Casullo (Nebraska / Lincoln), Nenad Miscevic (Central European University). Organized by Katsuya Takahashi, Ariel Cecchi Episteme.

2009

Workshop: The Epistemology of Perception, November 12th-13th 2009, with Alan Millar (Stirling),Adrian Haddock (Stirling), Matthew Kennedy (Nottingham), Martine Nida-Rümelin (Fribourg), Jérôme Dokic(Institut Jean-Nicod), Santiago Echeverri (Institut Jean-Nicod). Organized by Ariel Cecchi, Episteme.

Knowing-How: Workshop with Jason Stanley, 15-16 October (Geneva). With Jason Stanley (Rutgers), Julien Dutant (Geneva), Santiago Echeverri (Institut Jean Nicod), Franck Lihoreau (U. Nova Lisbon). (Oxford). Organized by Julien Dutant, Episteme.

Norms, Values and Rationality (.pdf), Sept 4th 2009. Workshop within the SoPhA conference; with Josée Brunet (Montréal), Daniel Laurier (Montréal), Alan Millar (Stirling), Christian Piller (York), Gianfranco Soldati (Fribourg), Giovanni Tuzet (Milano). Program (.pdf).

Epistemic Emotions, July 14th 2009. Workshop with Jonathan Kvanvig (Baylor), Michael Brady (Glasgow),Ingrid Vendrell Ferran (Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, Geneva), Anita Konzelmann (Basel), and Jerome Dokic (EHESS, Paris). Organised by Anne Meylan with the Thumos group.

New Perspectives on Doxastic Voluntarism, June 23th 2009. Workshop with Josep Corbi (Valencia),Richard Feldman (Rochester), Philipp Nickel (Eindhoven), Erik Olsson (Lund), Daniel Schulthess (Neuchâtel).

Workshop on John Broome, with John Broome (Oxford), Olav Gjelsvik (Oslo), Sven Ove Hansson (KTH Stockholm) and Andrew Reisner (McGill)..

Palmyr-VIII, on Formal Epistemology, logic meeting of young researchers, Geneva May 8th-9th. Invited speakers: Vincent Hendriks (Roskilde and Columbia) and Willemien Kets (Santa Fe and Tilburg). WithAndreas Witzel (ILLC, Amsterdam), Johannes Stern (Geneva) Jonathan Zvesper (ILLC, Amsterdam) Carlo Proietti (IHPST, Paris), Davide Fassio (Geneva), Julien Dutant (Geneva), Jonathan Shaheen (Michigan and ILLC, Amsterdam), Pascal Engel (Geneva).

Young European Epistemologists Workshop, Geneva march 20-21 2009. Invited speakers: Adam Carter(Edinburgh), Julien Dutant (Geneva), Davide Fassio (Geneva), Mikkel Gerken (Copenhagen), Jan Heylen(Leuven), Chris Kelp (Leuven), Conor McHugh (Edinburgh), Rik Peels (Utrecht), Stefan Schubert (Lund).

Little Sceptical Meeting, Geneva, feb 27 2009. Invited speakers: Igal Kvart (Jerusalem), Julien Dutant(Geneva). Coorganized with the PhilEAs conference cycle.

Rationality and Logic of Norms, Geneva, spring 09: Master / Pro*Doc seminar organized by P. Engel Invited speakers: Jack Darach (Fribourg), Maksymilian Del Mar (Lausanne),Julien Dutant (Geneve), Davide Fassio (Geneve), Oliver Massin (Genève). This seminar is associated with the Workshop on John Broome (may 09) and is the continuation of the seminar "Problèmes d'éthique et d'épistémologie" (autumn 08).

2008

Workshop on Judgement, Assertion and Norms, Geneva, 4-5 dec 2008. Speakers: Asbjørn Steglich-Petersen (Aarhus), Timothy Chan (CSMN, Oslo), Igor Douven (Leuven). See the conference page or download the programme.

Metaphysics of Value, first Eidos-Thumos-Episteme meeting, co-organised with the Eidos and Thumos research groups, Geneva, nov 26-27 2008. With Toni Ronnow-Rasmussen (Lund), Wlodek Rabinowicz (Lund), Graham Oddie (University of Colorado), Jonathan Simon (NYU), Federico Lauria (Geneva), Graham Oddie (University of Colorado), Alain Pé-Curto (Geneva), Nishi Shah (Amherst College), Cain Todd (Lancaster).

Lecture by Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh), "Knowledge as True Belief one Ought to Have", co-organized by Episteme and the PhilEAs student association, oct 24th, 2008.

Normativity reading group, autumn 2008: reading group on normativity with members of the Pro*Doc working in the "Epistemic, Rational and Social norms" research project, Fribourg. Joint with the "properties and relations" research group.

Problèmes d'éthique et d'épistémologie: seminar organized by P. Engel / Episteme, Autumn 08. Invited speakers: Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh), Nishi Shah (Amherst), Andri Toendury (Geneve).

Colloque littérature et vérité, may 14th, 2008. Invited speakers: Jean-Marie Schaeffer (EHESS, Paris), Carola Barbero (Turin), Stelios Virvidakis (Athènes), Patrizia Lombardo (Genève), Maurizio Ferraris (Turin).

Epistemic Agency conference, Geneva, apr 25-26, 2008. Invited speakers: Fabian Dorsch (Fribourg), Olav Gjelsvik (Oslo), John Greco (Saint Louis), Pamela Hieronymi (UCLA), Roger Pouivet (Nancy), Joëlle Proust (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris), Claudine Tiercelin (Paris XII, Institut Jean Nicod, Fordham)

Lectures on Epistemic Normativity by John Greco (Saint Louis), apr 21-24, 2008. See the Epistemic Agency page.

2007

Norms and Content conference, Geneva, dec 14th 2007. Invited speakers: Kathrin Glüer-Pagin(Stockholm), Åsa Wikforss (Stockholm), Ralph Wedgewood (Oxford).

Two workshops with Timothy Williamson, Geneva, nov 20-21th 2007.

Philosophical Knowledge conference, Geneva, nov 20th 2007.Invited speakers: Jacques Bouveresse(Collège de France), Timothy Williamson (Oxford).

Reading Group on T. Williamson's "The Philosophy of Philosophy", Geneva, oct-nov 2007.

Prospects for Epistemology in Europe workshop, Geneva, sept 28-29th 2007. Invited speakers: Martijn Blaauw (VU Amsterdam), Igor Douven (KU Leuven), Pascal Engel (Geneva), Klemens Kappel (Copenhaguen), Erik Olsson (Lund), Duncan Pritchard (Edinburgh).