Département de philosophie


The genevan research group on emotions, values and norms


Thumos is happy to announce that Mary Carman has been appointed Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg (South Africa) and Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi Lecturer at UCL. Congratulations to both of them.

Next activities

The schedule of the Thumos' seminars is available here.



Recent publications

The Ontology of Emotions edited by H. Naar & F. Teroni has been published with Cambridge University Press

"'That's deep!': The Role of being Moved and Feeling of Profundity in the Appreciation of Serious Narratives" in The Palgrave Handbook of Affect Studies and Textual Criticism (Wehrs D. & Blake T. eds.) by F. Cova, J. Deonna & D. Sander has been published with Palgrave macmilan

"Affect, perceptual experience, and disclosure" by D. Vanello has been published with Philosophical Studies

"In Pursuit of Emotional Modes: The Philosophy of Emotion After James" in Thinking About the Emotions: A Philosophical History (A. Cohen and B. Stern eds.) by Fabrice Teroni has been published with Oxford University Press

The Nature of Desire edited by F. Lauria & J. Deonna has been published with Oxford University Press

"How emotions do not provide reasons to act" by M. Carman has been published with Philosophia

"The Metaphysics of Economic Exchanges" by O. Massin & E. Tieffenbach has been published with Journal of Social Ontology


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