"Kinds - in Philosophy and Its History"

October 31, 2019
University of Geneva

Espace Battelle
Route de Drize 7
Carouge 1227

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  • Conférence Universitaire de Suisse Occidentale
  • dialectica - International Journal of Philosophy
  • eidos - The Centre for Metaphysics
  • Geneva Department of Philosophy


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The Lake Geneva Graduate Conference is an annual event organized by the graduate students of the Universities of Geneva, Fribourg, Neuchâtel, and Lausanne (Switzerland), sponsored mainly by the CUSO, with contributions from the international journal dialectica.

This year we shall discuss the omnipresent topic of (natural, artificial, social, physical, biological, moral, aesthetic, …) kinds in philosophy and its history.

Our 2019 keynote speakers will be:

  • Prof. Nick Zangwill (University of Hull, United Kingdom) with the talk

                              "Carnap and Categories: Burial and Praise"

  • Prof. Paolo Crivelli (University of Geneva, Switzerland), with the talk

                              "Negative Kinds"

If you are interested in attending the conference, check our Program and, if you are a graduate student or early post-doc, the Call for Abstracts (deadline: September, 27, 2019).

Academic Sponsors: Laurent Cesalli (Geneva), Fabrice Correia (Geneva), Paolo Crivelli (Geneva), Katerina Ierodiakonou (Geneva), Louis de Saussure (Neuchâtel), Fabrice Teroni (Geneva & Fribourg), Marcel Weber (Geneva).

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October 30, 2019, 7:00pm CET

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