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The genevan research group on emotions, values and norms


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

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

♦ 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. 

♦ We are delighted to announce that Steve Humbert-Droz has obtained a fellowship grant from Ernst & Lucie Schmidheiny Fondation.


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.

March 4, 2021 – Thumos Seminar

Roberto Keller (Geneva) - Norms, Errors, and Defects

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


Recent publications

♦ "Emotions and Memory" by F. Teroni has been published in Emotion Researcher

"Lost in Intensity - Is there an empirical solution to the quasi-emotions debate?" by S. Humbert-Droz, A. Garcia, V. Sennwald, F. Teroni, J. Deonna, D. Sander & F. Cova has been published in Aesthetic Investigations

 "The Mind of the Hungry Agent: Hunger, Affect and Appetite" by M. Ombrato & E. Phillips has beeen published in Topoi

"Refined Invariantism" by J.-H. Vollet has beeen published in Theoria

"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

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