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 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.

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


Recent publications

"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