Monte Verità 20.-24. August 2023
From 20 to 24 August, the ETH Stefano Fraschini Congress Centre on Monte Verità near Ascona will host a major philosophy conference to which all Swiss philosophers are invited.
The summer school with philosopher Kit Fine for doctoral students will be held this June.
Philosophy’s No-Go Zone
An MIT professor describes the outraged reaction from fellow philosophers when he argued that a woman is an adult human female.
Virtual Reality Philosophy Contest
Take part in our Virtual Reality Contest! Language, length and style are up to you.
During your studies, study groups or discussing together can be valuable for understanding philosophical texts or writing a paper. Find here the listings to meet like-minded people.
The Philosophy of Orientation
The philosophy of orientation, as Werner Stegmaier has developed it over several decades, observes and reflects how different philosophies orient themselves from different standpoints, in different perspectives, and within different horizons. und ...
The early modern (Swiss) rebirth of the concept of God as cause of Himself (Causa Sui)
From Plotinus in Florence to Nicolaus Taurellus at the University of Basel
Human Rights as Resistance
What are human rights about? Are they ideals or practical action guidance? And should we worry when human rights turn into the language used by states to talk about their own virtues? What do we need human rights for?
Rational and Non-rational Capacities
This article from Lisa Meisser took third place in our Essay Competition in ancient philosophy. What does aristotle mean when he talks about rational/ non-rational and actual/potential capacities?
Stoicism According to Epictetus
How to Live Happily in a World of Misfortunes? Read more about the stoic way of life in this article!
Aristotle’s Metaphysics: being qua being
What does Aristotle mean with the science of being qua being?
Axe thématique: Un oeil sur la France
Une perspective philosophique des enjeux politiques et sociétaux français.
Collective Action and Collective Responsibility: Bad Concepts and Practical Dangers
Why and how would one deny that collectives can act?From an action theory perspective, talk of collective actions seems mysterious: most theories of action are based on the existence of mental states.
My Experience at the University of Aberdeen
Philosophy in Scotland.This article is bilingual (eg-fr). Cet article est bilingue, parce que si vous vous intéressez aux échanges universitaires, il y a des chances que vous compreniez l’anglais, que vous considérez faire un échange dans un pays ...
The Philosophy of Anarchism
This focus area collects different articles and content about the philosophy of anarchism
The project "Fluchtgeschichten" collects and publishes reflections of refugees in Switzerland.
Kill your Darlings: Rejecting Universality in Human Rights
Should human rights be universal? Aurora Solstad argues why universality should be dropped from the human rights discourse.