Département de philosophie

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The genevan research group on emotions, values and norms


♦ We invite applications for a 5 year PhD assistantship at the University of Geneva. Details here.

♦ We are delighted to welcome Rebecca Wallbank as a visiting PhD student.

♦ We are delighted to announce that Laura Silva has joined Thumos for a period of two years with her Leverhulme fellowship.

♦ We are delighted to announce that Roberto Keller has obtained an SNSF Doc.CH project on normativity.

♦ We are delighted to welcome Angela Abatista as a new PhD student. 

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.


October 15, 2020 – Thumos Seminar

Helen Landmann (Hagen) - The bright and dark side of being moved

Given the current sanitary situation, the talks may be given via the virtual platform Zoom.


Recent publications

♦ "Emotional Experience: Affective Consciousness and its Role in Emotion theory," by J. A. Deonna & F. Teroni has been published in The Oxford Handbook of the Philosophy Consciousness

♦ "On the Good that Moves Us" by J. A. Deonna has been published in The Monist

♦ "Normative Reasons Without (Good) Reasoning" by A. Logins has been published by Ethics 

"(Un)reasonable Doubt as Affective Experience: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Epistemic Anxiety and the Feeling of Uncertainty" by J. Vazard has been published by Synthese

"Art" by C. Bonard & S. Humbert-Droz has been published in l'Enyclopédie Philosophique

Qui peut sauver la morale? by F. Jaquet & H. Naar has been published with Ithaque
Advances in Experimental Philosophy of Aesthetics  edited by F. Cova & S. Réhault has been published with Bloomsbury

Petit Traité des valeurs edited by J. Deonna & E. Tieffenbach has been published with Ithaque