CFP: The Ethics of Emotions: Fittingness, Fairness, and Control

Submission deadline: December 1, 2020

Conference date(s):
July 6, 2021 - July 9, 2021

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Conference Venue:

Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern, University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland

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The aim of the conference is to investigate the norms that govern our emotions and to explore whether there can be an ethics of emotions. For more Information on the conference, visit:


  • Macalester Bell (Bryn Mawr College)
  • Jonas Blatter (University of Bern)
  • Justin D'Arms (Ohio State University)
  • Sabine Döring (University of Tübingen)
  • Leonhard Menges (University of Salzburg)
  • Laura Luz Silva (University of Geneva)
  • Anne Meylan (University of Zurich)
  • Christine Tappolet & Mauro Rossi (University of Montréal)
  • Fabrice Teroni & Julien Deonna (University of Geneva)

We invite submissions for additional talks. If you are interested, please send an abstract of 800 – 1000 words (suitable for a talk of 30–40 minutes) as a PDF attachment to [email protected] by December 1st 2020. You will be notified about the decision by early January 2021.


The abstract must not contain any information that may identify you as the author. However, please make sure that the e-mail to which the abstract is attached contains your name and institutional affiliation (if applicable).

Researchers from underrepresented groups in academic philosophy are especially encouraged to submit. We will provide hotel accommodation for all accepted speakers. In addition, there is a limited budget for covering some of the travelling expenses of those whose home institutions do not bear these expenses. We also expect to be able to arrange for professional childcare during the workshop. Please contact us for more information on this: [email protected]

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