Département de philosophie

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Welcome to the Philosophy Department of the University of Geneva! 

The Department ranks 38th, according to the QS University Ranking of 2018, as well as amongst the best departments in our  The University of Geneva (1rst in 2015, 2nd in 2016). More on the department...


The department is proud to announce:

2 FNS Eccellenza Professorial Fellowships:

- Florian Cova :  "Eudaimonic emotions and the (meta)philosophy of well-being" - 2019-2024
- Claudio Calosi : "The Metaphysics of Quantum Objects" - 2020-2024

4 FNS Ambizione Grants:

- Caterina Tarlazzi : "Naturae, Natural Kinds in the teaching of Peter Abelard and his Rivals" -  2017 - 2021
- Michael Stuart : "Imagination in Science: What is it, how do we learn from it, and how can we improve it" - 2018 - 2022
- Charles Girard : "La forme dans tous ses états : forme et types de formes dans les commentaires au Livre des six.principes (XIIIe-XIVe)" - 2019 - 2023
- Baptiste Le Bihan : "Composing the World Out of Nowhere: The Mereological Structures of Quantum Gravity" - 2019 - 2023


 The Department will host the 2019 Biennial Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA), which will take place 11-14 September 2019. Call for papers


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