Département de philosophie

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The genevan research group on emotions, values and norms


♦ We are happy to announce that Agnès Baehni will join Thumos as doctoral assistant with a project on self-reflexive attitudes.

♦ We are happy to announce that Mathilde Cappelli will join Thumos as overhead assistant for a period of one year with a project on emotions and consciousness.

♦ We are happy to announce that Juliette Vazard will join Thumos with a one year postdoctoral project on hope and anxiety.

♦ We are happy to announce the start of an ongoing collaboration between Thumos and the philosophy departments at Warwick and Leipzig. 

♦ We are proud to announce that Steve Humbert-Droz & Michele Ombrato wone the "bourse Philibert Collart", and Agnès Baehni the "Prix Neuman", from the Société Académique de Genève


Forthcoming events

The Thumos seminar, which is the main research activity of our group, takes place on Thursdays, 16h15-17h45 at Uni-Bastions (room B214). The schedule can be found here. The archives of the Thumos seminar are available here.


Recent publications

♦ "From Habits to Compulsions: Losing Control?" by J. Vazard has been published in Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology.

♦ "Which Attitudes for the Fitting Attitude Analysis of Value?" by J. Deonna & F. Teroni has been published in Theoria

♦ "Is Anger a Hostile Emotion?" by L. Silva has been in Review of Philosophy and Psychology

"Pas de panique ?" by C. Bonard & J. Vazard  has been published in Les Ateliers de l’Ethique

♦ "The Efficacy of Anger" by L. Silva has been published in The Politics of Emotional Shockwaves, ed. Falcato, A. and Silva, S. Palgrave Macmillan 

♦ "Anger and its Desires" by L. Silva has been published iEuropean Journal of Philosophy