The Heart, the Tongue, the Brain


Financed by the Swiss National Science Foundation, supported by department of philosophy of the University of Geneva and in close cooperation with the series of talks organised by PhilEAs, the association of students in philosophy at the University of Geneva (which is subsidised by the Commission de la Gestion des Taxes Fixes of the University of Geneva) and the "Emotions, Values, and Norms" research project of the NCCR center of competence in affective sciences (dir: Kevin Mulligan), Kevin Mulligan (Geneva), Gianfranco Soldati (Fribourg), Michael Esfeld (Lausanne), Fabrice Teroni (Geneva) and I are organising a summer school ("├ęcole doctorale"/"Graduiertenkurs") on mind and metaphysics during summer term 2007.

Invited speakers: Manuel García-Carpintero, Teresa Marques, Stephan Leuenberger
Date: 5-6 April
Place: University of Geneva.

Program (click here for a pdf version):

  • Thursday, April 5 (morning: Bastions A112; afternoon: CISA, rue des battoirs 7):
    • 10h15-12h, Stephan Leuenberger, Intrinsic Properties and Relations (a copy of the paper is available to participants here)
    • 13h45-15h, Julien Deonna, Apprehending Values (a copy of the paper is available to participants here)
    • 15h-16h15, Teresa Marques, Embedding Emotion (a copy of the paper is available to participants here, handout)
    • 16h30-18h, Otto Bruun, Ancient Skepticism and Emotion Theory
  • Friday, April 6 (L208, 2 rue de Candolle):
    • 10h15-12h, Manuel García-Carpintero, The Philosophical Foundations of Supervaluationist Semantics for Free Logic (abstract, handout)
    • 14h15-16h, Philipp Keller, N-Dimensionalism
    • 16h15-18h, Catrin Misselhorn, Imaginative Resistance