Personal website on exre domain

Dear all,

Gianfranco has just established his new site:

https://gianfrancosoldati.exre.ch/

He has asked me to write this message to you in order for you not to get the false impression that it comes from him.

As you can see, this is a stunning site that has been created in spite of Gianfranco’s well known …

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EXRE New Version

Dear all, the EXRE website now runs on a new version. Two new pages will be added to the website once me and Samet receive the files that will be displayed on each of these pages. One page will display images of the group taken during events such as conferences …

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Minutes of last meeting

Dear all

have made short minutes of our last meeting.

Please have a look and make comments or corrections in this thread.

Thanks an best

gf

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Exre meeting 17.06.2020

There will be three steering bodies:

Scientific responsibility (SR) (all unifr full profs members of exre)
Web page administrators (WA): Miloud & others (Samet?)
Colloquium coordinators (CC) (Davood & Julien)

Functions:

SR …

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EXRE MEETING

Dear all,

Please find below the information for joining the EXRE meeting today.

Best,
davood

 

Topic: Exre

Time: Jun 17, 2020 05:00 PM Zurich

 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5927153136?pwd=L216OW10bG9teGVQcmUwdzVTZWhvdz09

 

Meeting ID: 592 715 3136

Password: Friday

One tap mobile

+12532158782,,5927153136#,,,,0#,,559773# US (Tacoma)

+13017158592,,5927153136#,,,,0#,,559773# US (Germantown)

 

Dial by your location

+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

+1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)

+1 312 626 6799 US …

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Upcoming Website Update – Gallery

Dear all,

In the upcoming month, Miloud should be done with the next update of EXRE’s website. One of the novelties will be a gallery containing – ideally – group and conference pictures, as much as conference posters. Accordingly,  it would be nice if you could send us any group pictures …

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PhD Position in Bern

PhD position (3 years, 75%),
Institute of Philosophy, University of Bern
The Institute of Philosophy at the University of Bern (Logic and Theoretical Philosophy
Division, Prof. Dr. Vera Hoffmann-Kolss) invites applications for a PhD position (75%, for 3
years). The successful applicant is expected to carry out a PhD project …

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Reading Group on Bob Stecker’s “Intersections of Value: Art, Nature, and the Everyday”

Patrik Engisch 13/01/2020 Other

Dear all,

If anyone is interested in having a little reading group on Bob Stecker’s new book Intersections of Values: Art, Nature, and the Everyday in the upcoming months, get in touch with me. It’s a short one (192 p) but it’s very interesting for anyone interested in normative and meta-normative theory. …

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Fabian’s books

Patrik Engisch 19/11/2019 Other

Dear all,

After Fabian passed away, Davor collected his books and brought them to the office at the Rue Criblet. I will now soon have to leave this office and would like to vacate these books before the University puts them to trash. There are some interesting stuff, esp. on philo …

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Post Doc Job in Basel

https://jobs.unibas.ch/offene-stellen/wissenschaftliche-n-assistenten-assistentin-postdoc/f8c150b3-2f28-41ba-ba15-b438d75cedcc#

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PhD Program Jean Nicod Paris

PhD Program Jean Nicod Paris

We offer a fully-funded 5-year PhD Program in most subfields of cognitive science (including Linguistics, Philosophy, Cognitive Social Science, Psychology, Neuroscience, Modeling). Unlike most PhD programs in Europe, and at the image of PhD programs in North-America, admission in this program does not require …

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Personal Webpage

Dear all,

Some have expressed their wish to have a personal page under exre.ch. This is possible, since we have the possibility to create as many subdomains as we wish. The subdomains would have the following address: yourname.exre.ch. In order to created the page you would have to proceed as follows:

Create your site …

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Preparatory session on Chalmers’ ‘The meta-problem of consciousness’

Julien Bugnon 02/06/2019 Other

Dear all,

Here is a doodle link to organise a meeting to discuss  David Chalmers’ ‘The meta-problem of consciousness’. This is the paper he will present during the workshop we’ll have on July 1st.

https://doodle.com/poll/wx3s6k5csw6t4ayc

Email me if you have trouble finding the paper on your own.

Cheers,

Julien

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NEW EXRE PAGE

Dear all

the semester ends and so this is the moment to update our info on exre!

We have a new site, thanks to Miloud, who invested a lot of time and energy.

The site is easy, simple and user friendly.

We need to update the infos.

Please:

Update your profile, if possible with some kind …

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New Website

Dear all,

 

There is now a new version of EXRE blog which is located at the following address: https://exre.ch/

The website is no longer hosted by the university for several reasons and in case you try to visit the old address (http://blog.unifr.ch/exre/) you will be automatically redirected to the new website.

 

The new …

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Colloquium CANCELLED tomorrow

Julien Bugnon 16/04/2019 Other

Hello all,

there will be no session of our colloquium on Wednesday this week because Angela is ill.

Our next meeting will take place on May 1st – our speaker will be Davood Bahjat.

Best,

Julien

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Wednesday: Arturs Logins (Geneva) “Lotteries, Beliefs, and Emotions: A Conjecture About Being Confident and the Lottery Paradox”

Julien Bugnon 08/04/2019 Other

Hello all,

the next session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place on Wednesday: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Arturs Logins (Geneva), with a talk entitled “Lotteries, Beliefs, and Emotions: A Conjecture About Being Confident and the Lottery Paradox” (you’ll find an abstract below).  As usual, we’ll meet at 17.15 in …

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Wednesday: Elodie Malbois “On the Importance of Understanding Others”

Julien Bugnon 25/03/2019 Other

Hello all,

the next session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place on Wednesday: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Elodie, with a talk entitled “On the Importance of Understanding Others”. As usual, we’ll meet at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122.

See you there,

Julien

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EXRE Colloquium: upcoming sessions

Julien Bugnon 08/03/2019 Other

Dear all,

the schedule for the upcoming sessions of the colloquium this term is the following:

March 27
April 10, 17
May 1, 22, 28 (Tuesday)

Full details will be announced asap. Apologies for the almost unbearable suspense.

Cheers,

Julien

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EXRE CANCELLED – no talk on Wednesday

Julien Bugnon 17/12/2018 Other

Dear all,

there will be no session of our colloquium on Wednesday: Susanne Schmetkamp is ill and will be unable to travel to Fribourg to give her talk. 

This is unfortunate as Wednesday was supposed to be the last session of the term. If you’d like to meet and socialize one last …

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Tomorrow: Julia Langkau “Vivid Literary Descriptions and Intense Experiences”

Julien Bugnon 04/12/2018 Other

Hello all,

this is a reminder that we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Julia on “Vivid Literary Descriptions and Intense Experiences” in the colloquium tomorrow Wednesday. The session takes place at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122, as usual.

See you there,

Julien

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Tomorrow: Frederic Auderset “Emergent novelty”

Julien Bugnon 20/11/2018 Other

Hello all,

this is a reminder that we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Frederic on “Emergent novelty” in the colloquium tomorrow Wednesday. The session takes place at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. 

See you there,

Julien

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ExRe and Ethics talk

Dear all,

just a reminder that this Wednesday we have our first ExRe and Ethics talk of the semester. 

We have the pleasure of welcoming Christoph Halbig, from the University of Zurich, for a talk on virtue ethics and virtue theory.

The title of his talk is « Virtue vs Virtue Ethics »

We are meeting …

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Re: Dinner with Simon Evnine on Wednesday

Julien Bugnon 29/10/2018 Other

Dear all,

If you’d like to join for dinner after Simon Evnine’s talk on Wednesday, Oct 31, please write your name in there until 5 pm today:

https://doodle.com/poll/dn9s8zm3ys9friea

I’ll make a reservation at the restaurant ‘Le Tunnel.’

Thanks,

Julien

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Wednesday: Simon Evnine (Miami) “Expressive Limitations on Patients in Psychoanalysis: A View from the Philosophy of Language”

Julien Bugnon 29/10/2018 Other

Dear all,

this is a reminder that we’ll be hosting Simon Evnine, from the University of Miami, in our EXRE colloquium on Wednesday. Simon will give a talk on “Expressive Limitations on Patients in Psychoanalysis: A View from the Philosophy of Language” – you’ll find an abstract below. The session will take place in …

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Dinner with Simon Evnine on Oct 31

Julien Bugnon 25/10/2018 Other

Dear all,

if you want to join our speaker Simon Evnine for dinner on Oct 31, please put your name there until Monday 29, 2 pm:

https://doodle.com/poll/dn9s8zm3ys9friea

Dinner will take place at the restaurant ‘Le Tunnel.’

Cheers,

Julien

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Oct 31: Simon Evnine (Miami) “Expressive Limitations on Patients in Psychoanalysis: A View from the Philosophy of Language”

Julien Bugnon 25/10/2018 Other

Hello all,

on October 31, we’ll have the pleasure of hosting Simon Evnine, from the University of Miami, in our EXRE colloquium. Simon will give a talk on “Expressive Limitations on Patients in Psychoanalysis: A View from the Philosophy of Language” – you’ll find an abstract below. The session will take place in …

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Dinner with Daniel on Wednesday Oct 24

Julien Bugnon 22/10/2018 Other

Dear all,

if you plan to stay for dinner on Wednesday, please put your name in there: https://doodle.com/poll/r25swch9sv3msa72

I might make a reservation, depending on the number of people.

Cheers,

Julien

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Wednesday: Daniel Gregory (Tübingen) “A Partial Solution to Dream Skepticism”

Julien Bugnon 22/10/2018 Other

Dear all,

this is a reminder that we’ll have the pleasure of welcoming back Daniel in our colloquium on Wednesday. You’ll find an abstract below for his talk entitled “A Partial Solution to Dream Skepticism.”

I’ll send a doodle link in a separate message for those who want to join for dinner after …

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Tomorrow: Mario Schärli “Necessary Existents and the Modal Ontological Argument”

Julien Bugnon 16/10/2018 Other

Dear all,

this is a reminder that the first session of our EXRE Colloquium this term will take place tomorrow Wednesday at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Mario on “Necessary Existents and the Modal Ontological Argument.”

See you there,

Julien

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EXRE Colloquium Fall 18 – Program

Julien Bugnon 26/09/2018 Other

Dear all,

please find below the program for our EXRE Colloquium this term. Some of the dates announced previously have changed. As usual, the program (with titles etc.) will be available in the event section on the EXRE website soon.

Best,
Julien

EXRE Colloquium Fall 18

Talks take place on Wednesdays 17:15-19:00 in Room …

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Friday seminar GF (no meeting 21.09)

Hi

in case you are interested:

My Friday seminar starts on Friday 29. I have a “commission” at unifr on friday 21.

Best

gf

 

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Dates EXRE Colloquium Fall 18

Julien Bugnon 13/09/2018 Other

Dear all,

You’ll find below the planned sessions for this term. Changes are not excluded at this point, but there will be no session before October (because of conferences, workshop etc.)
The final program will be announced asap.

Best,
Julien

EXRE Fall 18

Oct 3, 10, 24, 31
Nov 14, 28
Dec 5, 19

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Party

Dear all,

I am organizing a party for my birthday the 6th of October at Le pavilion vert (a room that belongs to the University situated in the botanical garden) and you are all invited to join. The party will start around 19h and as I won’t organize a proper dinner, …

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Talks EXRE Colloquium Fall 18

Julien Bugnon 18/07/2018 Other

Dear all,

if you’d like to give a talk at our EXRE Colloquium next term, please try to let me know by the 15th of August – if necessary, priority will be given to people who haven’t spoken during the last term.

Hope you’re enjoying the sunny weather!

Best,

Julien

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Today: Katharina Kraus (University of Notre Dame) “Personal Identity and the First-person Perspective: Kant’s Conception of a Person”

Julien Bugnon 30/05/2018 Other

Dear all,

this is a reminder that Katharina Kraus (University of Notre Dame) will give a talk on “Personal Identity and the First-person Perspective: Kant’s Conception of a Person” (abstract below) in our colloquium today. The session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 5.15 pm.

I’ll inform you tonight about dinner.

Hope to …

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Dinner after colloquium on Wed. May 30

Julien Bugnon 28/05/2018 Other

Dear all,

if you want to join for dinner after the colloquium on Wednesday, May 30th, please write your name in the doodle by Wed. 1 pm, so that I can book a table for the appropriate number of people :

doodle.com/poll/nvqfei6z5vfcapiy

Cheers,

Julien

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Wednesday: Katharina Kraus (University of Notre Dame) “Personal Identity and the First-person Perspective: Kant’s Conception of a Person”

Julien Bugnon 28/05/2018 Other

Dear all,

on Wednesday (May 30th), we’ll have the pleasure hosting Katharina Kraus (University of Notre Dame) in our colloquium, for a talk on “Personal Identity and the First-person Perspective: Kant’s Conception of a Person” (abstract below). The session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 5.15 pm.

I’ll send a separate …

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Conference next week: schedule + doodle dinner

Julien Bugnon 18/05/2018 Other

Dear all,

here is, at last, the detailed schedule of the conference on self-awareness we organize next week. Of course, you’re all most welcome to attend the event. If you’d like to join for dinner on Wed 23th or Fri 25th, please fill in this doodle until Monday 21st, 3 pm.

Cheers,
Julien

The …

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Wednesday: Donnchadh O’Conaill “Temporal Modes of Presentation and the Experience of Passage”

Julien Bugnon 07/05/2018 Other

Dear all,

on Wednesday we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Donnchadh in our EXRE Colloquium. Donnchadh will talk on “Temporal Modes of Presentation and the Experience of Passage” – you’ll find an abstract below. The session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 5.15 pm.

See you there,
Julien

Abstract:

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Tonight: Damiano in Fribourg

Julien Bugnon 26/04/2018 Other

Dear all,

Tonight at 7.15 pm, Damiano Costa will give an MA lecture on time (in French) entitled “Les occupants du temps” (room MIS 03 3119).

You can also come at 9 pm to the usual meeting place (entrance of the uni, next to the coffee machines’ room) in order to go …

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Campbell

Dear all

as far as I know John Campbell will arrive in Fribourg Friday or Saturday.

I wont be around, so in case any of you wants to take him out for dinner or so, you may contact him. Here is his email address:

jjcampbell@berkeley.edu

best

gf

 

 

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Tomorrow: Philipp Blum (Lucerne) “The Sceptic and the Stoic”

Julien Bugnon 17/04/2018 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow Wednesday we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Philipp in our EXRE Colloquium, for a talk entitled “The Sceptic and the Stoic”. The session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15.

See you there,
Julien

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Seminar with Joseph Almog & Olli Koistinen: Cogito ergo Mundus Est — The ultimate source of all thinking

Mario Schärli 16/04/2018 Other

Dear all,

Slight change of plans: The Almog-seminar developed into an Almog & Koistinen seminar on the same topic. It is going to take place on the 14th&15th of May. As this is a date which according to the doodle suits as many of you as the 28th/29th of May, I …

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Seminar with Joseph Almog: Cogito ergo Mundus Est — The ultimate source of all thinking

Mario Schärli 11/04/2018 Other

Dear all,

Thanks a lot for filling in the doodle. We’ve managed to fix a date for the seminar: 28th/29th of May.

Joseph has given me a brief description of the topic he is going to be talking about. Here goes:

Our arc covers developments from Descartes and Kant and all the way …

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Wednesday: Daniel Gregory “Mind-Reading and Legal Decision-Making”

Julien Bugnon 09/04/2018 Other

Dear all,

this is a reminder that there will be an EXRE talk in practical philosophy on Wednesday this week, entitled “Mind-Reading and Legal Decision-Making” and given by Daniel Gregory (room MIS04 4122, 5.15 pm).

Best,
Julien

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Reminder: CFA Workshop on Attention, Compassion, and Empathy in Ethics

Elodie Malbois 06/04/2018 Other

Dear all,

let me remind you that you have until May 1 to submit an abstract for the Workshop on Attention, Compassion, and Empathy in Ethics that will be held in Fribourg on September 13 and 14.

You can find the full CFA below.

Best,

Elodie

 

Call for Abstracts – CUSO Workshop on Attention, Compassion …

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Tomorrow: Maude Ouellette-Dubé “On moral understanding”

Julien Bugnon 26/03/2018 Other

Dear all,

This is a reminder that the next session of our colloquium takes place tomorrow Tuesday with Maude’s talk “On moral understanding” (time and room as usual: 5.15 pm, MIS04 4122).

Best,
Julien

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EXRE Colloquium: next talk on March 27th

Julien Bugnon 18/03/2018 Other

Dear all,

please note that the next talk in our colloquium will take place on Tuesday March 27th instead of March 28th. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Maude speaking “On moral understanding” (time and room will be the same as usual though – 5.15 pm, MIS04 4122).

Cheers,
Julien

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Save the date: 2 talks in practical philosophy this semester

Dear all,

as you might know, ExRe partners up each semester to also welcome presentations on topics related to ethics, moral philosophy or practical philosophy.

While these talks are not on the official ExRe schedule, all ExRe members are warmly welcome to attend.

The dates this semester: April 11th and May 2nd.

Our first …

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Doodle: Date for Seminar with Joseph Almog

Mario Schärli 06/03/2018 Other

Dear all,

We are organising a seminar with Joseph Almog in May/June this semester, which is, as has become usual, directed at researchers as well as MA-students. The topic is going to be philosophy of mind and singular thoughts, somewhere between Descartes, Kant and Putnam; Almog is about to finish a …

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Tomorrow: Emmanuel Baierlé “How to treat robots”

Julien Bugnon 06/03/2018 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow Wednesday we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Emmanuel in our EXRE Colloquium. Emmanuel will talk on “How to treat robots” and the session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15.

See you there,
Julien

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Wednesday: Adrien Glauser “Same-thinking without objects”

Julien Bugnon 26/02/2018 Other

Dear all,

the first session of our EXRE Colloquium this term takes place on Wednesday at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Adrien on “Same-thinking without objects.”

Best,
Julien

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Friday seminar 23.03

Dear all

in case some of you are interested in attending the friday MA seminar, I forgto to tel you that there is no session tomorrow because of Milouds Workshop.

Sorry for late info

best

gf

 

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4 years Post-Doc Position in Liege (collaboration with unifr)

Dear all

Please note and circulate the following post-doc position:

http://www.pheno.ulg.ac.be/projets/2017-2021-phenomenology-of-mental-states/

Thanks you.

Best gf

 

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EXRE Colloquium Spring 18 – Program

Julien Bugnon 16/02/2018 Other

Dear all,

please find below the program for our EXRE Colloquium this term. As usual, the program (with updates) is available in the event section on the EXRE website.

Best,
Julien

EXRE Colloquium Spring 18

Talks take place on Wednesdays 17:15-19:00 in Room MIS04 4122 (Université Miséricorde), unless explicitly announced otherwise.

February 28
Adrien Glauser

March …

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Campbell

best
gf
 
 
 

Gianfranco Soldati

sorry, should have done this from the beginning. Please fill in this doodle
https://doodle.com/poll/2c8wc9firu8vih8t
grazie

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John Campbell

Dear all

Happy new year.

I am glad to anounce that John Campbell will be coming this spring in order to give a comptact seminar.

He suggested the following options.

February:  Thursday 1st – Friday 2nd; Monday 26th-Wednesday 28th
March:  Monday 5th – Friday 9th, Thursday 15th – Friday 23rd
April:  Thursday 5th …

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Today: Patrik “Fiction, Imagination, and Normativity”

Julien Bugnon 20/12/2017 Other

Dear all,

this is a reminder that the last session of our colloquium this term will take place today, usual time and room (5.15 pm, MIS04 4122). We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Patrik on “Fiction, Imagination, and Normativity.”

See you later,

Julien

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End of semester diner after EXRE, December 20th

Dear all,

since the semester is coming to an end and many of us will be away during the winter break, I would like to suggest that we officially have an end of semester diner after the EXRE talk next Wednesday, December 20th. It can be a good time to close …

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Erratum: Additional EXRE talk on December 13th, not 14th.

Dear all,

please excuse my mistake and take note that the extra EXRE talk for this semester (on moral imagination and moral perception), will be on December 13th (Wednesday), not 14th. 

 

Thank you,

Maude

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Additional EXRE talk. December 13th

Hello everyone,

I would like to inform you that we have an additional EXRE talk this semester. Next Wednesday, December 13th, we will be lucky to welcome Dr. Martin Gibert, researcher at the University of Montreal in ethics, applied ethics and moral psychology. His talk will be on imagination and moral …

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Reading Group Garcia-Carpintero

Patrik Engisch 05/12/2017 Other

Dear all,

As you may already know, Manuel Garcia-Carpintero will come to Fribourg to give a masterclass on his forthcoming book on truth and assertion on the 14th of February. He sent me three papers that we could read in preparation. 

If you’re interested to form a small reading group to read …

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Wednesday: Mario Schärli, »In einem Gespinst von Dunst, Einbildung, Träumerei und Konjunktiven« — The Pertinence of Fallibility, Sensibility, and Finitude to Modality

Julien Bugnon 28/11/2017 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow Wednesday we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Mario in our EXRE Colloquium, with a talk entitled »In einem Gespinst von Dunst, Einbildung, Träumerei und Konjunktiven« — The Pertinence of Fallibility, Sensibility, and Finitude to Modality. The session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15.

See you …

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Wednesday: Gregory Bochner “Two Problems of the Essential Indexical” + Dinner

Julien Bugnon 21/11/2017 Other

Hi all,

tomorrow Wednesday we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Gregory in the EXRE Colloquium for a talk on “Two Problems of the Essential Indexical” (abstract below).

Gregory asked to have fondue for dinner afterwards: I’ll try to book in advance a table somewhere where they serve fondue AND other things, so …

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Reading Group James Grant

Patrik Engisch 20/11/2017 Other

Dear all,

Niels Klenner (a PhD student in the Aesthetic Mind SNF project) and myself will soon start a reading group on James Grant’s book The Critical Imagination (http://www.amazon.co.uk/Critical-Imagination-Oxford-Philosophical-Monographs/dp/0199661790/). 

It’s a very interesting contribution to the debate on the nature of art criticism and art appreciation. You can learn more about Grant’s view …

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EXRE tomorrow: Professor Nils Holtug

Dear colleagues, 
 
This is a reminder that Professor Nils Holtug from Copenhagen University (Denmark) will be speaking this Tuesday at 5:15pm in Salle Jäggi (MIS04 4112) on “Does Nationhood Promote Egalitarian Justice? Challenging the National Identity Argument”. Here the abstract: “According to the national identity argument, a shared national identity promotes …

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Ice Hockey

Dear all, 

Me and Donnchadh are motivated to go see Fribourg’s ice hockey team play the 24th November (against Bern I think) is anyone interrested to join? 

Best,

Miloud

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Tuesday: Alain Pe-Curto “Thin Atomism”

Julien Bugnon 30/10/2017 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow (Tuesday) we’ll host Alain Pe-Curto (Unige) in our EXRE Colloquium, for a talk on “Thin Atomism.” The session will take place at 5.15 pm in room MIS04 4112 – Salle Jäggi.

Best,
Julien

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EXRE October 25th — Ethics of Care and Moral Particularism

Hello everyone,

just a reminder that this week’s EXRE conference will be in ethics. Professor Layla Raïd, from University of Picardie Jules Verne, will give a talk on moral particularism and ethics of Care. The questions of maternal care and nursing practices will be explored within the particularist framework articulated by …

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Today: Houston Smit (Arizona) “Kant on the Supersensible Grounds of Our Experience: a Reply to Jacobi”

Julien Bugnon 18/10/2017 Other

Dear all,

this is a reminder that Houston Smit (University of Arizona) will speak today on “Kant on the Supersensible Grounds of Our Experience: a Reply to Jacobi” in our EXRE Colloquium, usual time and place (5.15 pm, MIS04 4122)

See you later,

Julien

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Wednesday: Houston Smit (University of Arizona) “Kant on the Supersensible Grounds of Our Experience: a Reply to Jacobi”

Julien Bugnon 16/10/2017 Other

Hi you all,

the second session of our EXRE Colloquium is upon us: on Wednesday (Oct 18) we’ll have the pleasure of hosting Houston Smit from the University of Arizona for a talk entitled “Kant on the Supersensible Grounds of Our Experience: a Reply to Jacobi.” The talk takes place at …

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LG2C and post-LG2C workshop programmes

Elodie Malbois 06/10/2017 Other

Dear all,

you can find below the programmes for the LG2C on the Self that will be held next Friday (13 October) with Lucy O’Brien as a guest keynote, and for the workshop that will take place on Saturday 14 October afternoon.

I hope to see you there and do not forget …

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Wednesday: Daniel Gregory “Inner Speech and Self-Knowledge”

Julien Bugnon 03/10/2017 Other

Dear all,

the first session of our EXRE Colloquium this term takes place tomorrow Wednesday at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Daniel on “Inner Speech and Self-Knowledge.”

Best,
Julien

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Florian’s defence

Dear all,

my defence is coming up in ten days and is going to take place on Saturday, October, 14, 2017 at 10:00 in the Salle Jäggi. It being on a Saturday is not a sneaky attempt to deter you from coming, so you’re very much invited to join.

Also, there’s going …

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Program EXRE Colloquium Fall 17

Julien Bugnon 20/09/2017 Other

Dear all,

please find below the program for our EXRE Colloquium this term. As usual, the program (with updates) is available in the event section on the EXRE website.

Best,
Julien

 

EXRE Colloquium Fall 17

Talks take place on Wednesdays 17:15-19:00 in Room MIS04 4122 (Université Miséricorde), unless explicitly announced otherwise.

October 4
Inner Speech and Self-Knowledge – …

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EXRE Colloquium Fall 17

Julien Bugnon 10/09/2017 Other

Dear all,

there are still a few sessions available for EXRE members willing to present something during this term colloquium, so do get in touch with me asap if you’d like to do so!

You’ll find below the calendar for the sessions this term (minor changes are not excluded). The full program will be announced shortly.

Best,

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week-end 29.9-1.10 moved to 30.9-2.10

Julien Bugnon 26/08/2017 Other
Dear all,
 
Concerning the CUSO-Weekend in the end of September Julien has told you about, we have decided to start on Saturday around noon (instead of Friday) end on Monday around noon (instead of Sunday) in order to better incorporate teaching obligations. I hope this doesn’t present any problems to those of you …

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week-end cuso 29.9-1.10

Julien Bugnon 14/08/2017 Other

Dear all,

we have some cuso money to organize a small doctoral school ‘extra-muros’ the week-end of Sept. 29-Oct. 1. The format would be akin to what we’ve had in the past in Coglio or Trogen (we’re currently looking at potential venues, preferably in the mountains), although people form other cuso universities are welcome.

If …

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LG2C – extended deadline 25 August

Elodie Malbois 04/08/2017 Other

Dear all,

the deadline to submit a paper for the Lake Geneva Graduate conference has been extended to the 25th of August.

There are slots that are being held for CUSO phd students, so it would nice if you were to submit something.

Here is the link to the website with the CFP …

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Davood Bahjat

Dear all

we have a new PhD student from Iran, Davood, who just arrived from Teheran.

He works on action and SK.

It would be nice if some of you could meet him in case your are at the university. Please drop him a note in case you have time. (email to: davoodbahjat@gmail.com).

Julien, …

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Lake Geneva Graduate Conference 2017

Elodie Malbois 17/07/2017 Other

Dear Exre Members, there is still time to submit a paper if you’re interested.

Have a good summer,

Elodie

Lake Geneva Graduate Conference 2017

Friday, October 13th, 2017 – Department of Philosophy, University of Fribourg

The Lake Geneva Graduate Conference is a new annual event organized by the graduate students at the Universities of Fribourg, …

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football Wed 19, 6pm

Julien Bugnon 14/07/2017 Other

Hi y’all,

how about playing some football again next Wednesday (usual place, 6 pm). Just drop me a line if you intend to come.

Best,

Julien

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Call for abstracts: Self-Deception: what it is and what it is worth

Julien Bugnon 10/07/2017 Other

Dear all,

here is a call I received from Melanie Sarzano concerning a conference organized in Basel:

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Conference: Self-Deception: what it is and what it is worth
University of Basel (Switzerland)
25-26-27th October 2017
 
Organizers
Anne Meylan
Marie van Loon
Melanie Sarzano
 
 
Invited Speakers

Keith Frankish (Open University UK, University …

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BBQ

Jacob Naito 01/06/2017 Other

Dear all,

As proposed by Julien yesterday, how about we meet next Wednesday (07/06/2017) around 6:30 for a BBQ on the river side close to the Neuveville school?

I guess that everyone should bring what he or she takes to be fit for consumption. And perhaps let me know if you have …

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Tomorrow: Damiano Costa “Six Ways of Being in Time”

Julien Bugnon 30/05/2017 Other

Hi all,

tomorrow we’ll have the last session of our EXRE colloquium for this term: Damiano will speak on “Six Ways of Being in Time”, usual time and place (17.15, MIS04 4122).

See you there!

Julien

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Tomorrow: Chudnoff Workshop + Colloquium

Julien Bugnon 22/05/2017 Other

Dear all,

this is a quick reminder of the events taking place tomorrow with Elijah Chudnoff:

14.15-16.00 Workshop “The Phenomenology and Epistemology of Intuitions” (MIS03 3016) : there’ll be a couple of short presentations by MA students, but you’re of course all welcome to join the discussion

17.15-19.00 “How Might the Phenomenology of Intuition Inform the …

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Patrik’s defence

Julien Bugnon 16/05/2017 Other

A message from Patrik:

Dear all,

Two communications:

(i) My defence is taking place next Monday, the 22nd, at 10.00 in the Salle Jäggi. I won’t hold it against you if you don’t come but, more important, there is a small lunch/apéro organised afterwards at the Walriss Factory, Rue du Varis 14, next …

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Tomorrow: Andrea Giananti “The Intractable Problem of Perception and Reason”

Julien Bugnon 09/05/2017 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow Wednesday we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Andrea in our EXRE Colloquium. Andrea will talk on “The Intractable Problem of Perception and Reason” and the session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15.

See you there,
Julien

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Tomorrow: Diego Machuca (CONICET, Argentina) “Agrippan Pyrrhonism, Questionable Assumptions, and the Epistemic Challenge of Disagreement”

Julien Bugnon 02/05/2017 Other

Hi all,

tomorrow in the EXRE Colloquium we’ll have the pleasure of hosting Diego Machuca, an Argentinian philosopher who works on skepticism (he’s coeditor with Ducan Pritchard of the International Journal for the Study of Skepticism). Diego will talk on “Agrippan Pyrrhonism, Questionable Assumptions, and the Epistemic Challenge of Disagreement” and the …

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Philosophers vs Theologians

Jacob Naito 27/04/2017 Other
 
Here is a message from the Fachschaft:
Hey!
Si jamais notre tournoi de foot se tiendra le vendredi 5 mai, si quelques assistant-e-s sont motivé-e-s, ça serait chouette, même si c’est juste pour le BBQ parce que je sais que vous avez un séminaire …

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Tomorrow: Lisa Broussois (Lausanne) “Individual Responsibilities in a Warming World – Convergence Between Climate Ethics and Animal Ethics”

Julien Bugnon 25/04/2017 Other

Dear all,

the next session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place tomorrow (April 26, 17.15, room MIS04 4122), in collaboration with the Ethics people. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Lisa Broussois, from Lausanne, for a talk entitled “Individual Responsibilities in a Warming World – Convergence Between Climate Ethics and Animal Ethics.”

Best
Julien

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Work in Progress Seminar–First Session

Patrik Engisch 24/03/2017 Other
Dear all,
 
You are all warmly invited to the first meeting of a Lunchtime Work In Progress Seminar to be held on Friday 31st March at 12 noon in room MIS 4128.
The aim of the work in progress seminar is to give those who have an article in preparation for journal submission …

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Fabian

Davor Bodrozic 24/02/2017 Other

Dear all,

as many of you already know, our dear friend (and founder of EXRE) Fabian Dorsch unexpectedly passed away on Tuesday night due to heart failure. 

I’m writing to inform you that the funeral service will take place at the Chapelle Chantemerle (Rte de Chantemerle 37a, 1763 Granges-Paccot) tomorrow, February 25, at …

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Reading group: ‘Fiction and imagination’

Fabian Dorsch 16/02/2017 Other

Dear all,

as part of our research projects in aesthetics, we will have a reading group every Tuesday evening from 7pm onwards at our offices in the Rue de Criblet.

The topic for this year will be ‘Fiction and imagination’. You can find a list of the dates and readings here, …

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Updating the Website

Fabian Dorsch 09/02/2017 Other

Dear all,

I just noticed that some of the sections of the website need updating (especially the projects section). Since I won’t have time for this, would anyone of you be prepared to volunteer as the new webmaster? I’m happy to help with all things concerning WordPress, so the task would …

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Aesthetics Mailing List

Fabian Dorsch 09/02/2017 Other

Dear all,

our aesthetics research group now has its own website and also a mailing list, which we will use to inform people about our weekly meetings (scheduled for Tuesday evening from 7 pm onwards) and other events.

Please let me know if you would like to be added to this mailing list.

I …

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EXRE Colloquium Spring 17

Julien Bugnon 18/01/2017 Other

Dear all,

I am currently preparing the schedule for our colloquium during the spring term. Of course priority goes to EXRE members who want to present something, so do get in touch with me quickly if you’d like to do so!

Also, as we agreed last time we discussed the matter, there’s no obligation for you to come with …

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EIDOS Winter School on Identity

Patrik Engisch 09/01/2017 Other

Dear all,

On behalf of Ghislain, I send you the following information regarding the EIDOS winter school on identity which will take place in Neuchâtel the 3-5 of February. 

I also take the occasion to wish you all the best for 2017!

Cheers,

Patrik

 

eidos, the centre for metaphysics,

and the …

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Tomorrow: Janko Nesic (Belgrade)

Julien Bugnon 05/12/2016 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow Tuesday we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Janko Nesic in our EXRE Colloquium. Janko will talk on “Individual Awareness” and the session will exceptionally take place in room MIS04 4124.

See you there,

Julien

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Date and time of the colloquium

Fabian Dorsch 23/11/2016 Other

Dear all,

since I won’t be able to come again today because I have to look after Maxim, I would like to suggest reconsidering the time and/or date of the colloquia. 

My problem is that Evgenia works a lot in the evening, and Maxim can go to the accueil only until 6 …

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Socializing in Fribourg

Jacob Naito 11/11/2016 Other

Hi y’all,
Cool kids (Coralie, Julien, etc.) have a spizzi pizza at my place later today (around 20:00). Feel free to join (for a pizza or just a drink) once you’re done with work. (My place/Spizzi: Rue de l’abbé Bovet 3. My phone: 077 432 14 24).
Jacob

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Open event of the Swiss Study Foundation

Dear all,

On Saturday, November, 19th there is an event in Fribourg on criminal law (from the philosophical basis to the applications of empirical sciences, 3 talks in French, 1 in German) which has been organised by three students of the Swiss Study Foundation. The event is open to all interested …

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Magnus’ Defense & Dinner

Fabian Dorsch 27/10/2016 Other

Dear all,

first of all, this is just a reminder that Magnus is defending his PhD tomorrow morning at 10 am in the Senatssaal (MIS 1226). There will be an apero at around 12, and we will go afterwards to the Ancienne Gare for lunch. Everyone is very welcome to attend!

In …

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Robert Howell (SMU Dallas): Extended Virtues and the Boundaries of Persons

Julien Bugnon 28/09/2016 Other

Dear all,

this is a reminder that our first session of the EXRE colloquium will take place today at 17.15 in room MIS04 4122. We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Robert Howell on “Extended Virtues and the Boundaries of Persons”.

See you there!

Julien

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Liederabend / Concert (25.09., 18:00, Bern)

Fabian Dorsch 21/09/2016 Other

Dear all,

Evgenia, together with her pianist, will give a concert (Liederabend) this Sunday in Bern, with German and Russian songs from the Romantic and the Modern period. You can find more details here. This is a rare occasion to hear her in her speciality discipline.

See you perhaps there,

Fabian

 

 

 

 

 

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Workshop “Subjective Physicalism, Acquaintance and the Self” – R. Howell (Dallas)

Julien Bugnon 11/09/2016 Other

Hi all,

Here is the detailed schedule of the workshop with Robert Howell I organize on September 22-23 and 26-28. I hope those topics will sound interesting and that you’ll be able to attend some sessions! In any case, please don’t forget to register here on the CUSO website (as it’s important to have enough registrations). …

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Accommodation needed from February onwards

Fabian Dorsch 26/08/2016 Other

Correction: she will be here from FEBRUARY onwards. Sorry!

 

Dear all,

 

Roberta Locatelli from Warwick/Paris will join us for a year as a postdoc from February 2017 onwards and is looking for accommodation in Fribourg, like a studio or a room in a shared flat or house. Could you please get in …

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Dinner 17.08.16

Hi all,

As you probably know, I will spend next academic year at Berkeley University and as I will leave soon, I wanted to propose to meet for a dinner the 17th august with those of you who are here. We could simply meet where we normally meet after the EXRE …

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EXRE Colloquium Fall 2016 – internal speakers

Julien Bugnon 26/07/2016 Other

Dear all,

There are 4 spots still available for EXRE members to give a talk in our colloquium during the fall term. So do get in touch with me if you want to present something (as we agreed last term: no need for a perfectly polished talk, this is an opportunity …

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Moving boxes to give away

Fabian Dorsch 03/07/2016 Other

Dear all,

we’re clearing out our cellar and want to get rid of our moving/removal boxes. Do you know anyone who might have a use for them? They are used, but still okay, about 60 or so. But they would have to be picked up by Tuesday evening.

Best,

Fabian

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EXRE Colloquium: Claus Beisbart (Unibe) “What Can Reflective Equilibrium Achieve in Philosophy? Realizing Rawls on Method”

Julien Bugnon 31/05/2016 Other

Hi all,

tomorrow, for our last session this term in the EXRE Colloquium, we will have the pleasure of hearing Claus Beisbart, professor of philosophy in Bern, for a talk about “What Can Reflective Equilibrium Achieve in Philosophy? Realizing Rawls on Method”. The session will take place in the usual room ( See the message

Paper by Filip Karfik on Plotinus’ psychology

Julien Bugnon 30/05/2016 Other

Dear all,

Filip Karfik asked me to share the following message with you about his talk last week in our colloquium:

Thank you once again for your kind invitation. Since my talk yesterday raised so many questions concerning Plotinus’ psychology, rather than his ontology, I would like to ask you …

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EXRE Colloquium: Filip Karfik (Unifr) “Plotinus’ Answer to the Soul-Body Problem in Enneads VI.4”

Julien Bugnon 24/05/2016 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow in the EXRE Colloquium we will have the pleasure of hearing Filip Karfik, professor of ancien philosophy in our department, for a talk on “Plotinus’ Answer to the Soul-Body Problem in Enneads VI.4”. The session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15. 

See you all …

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Party at Martine’s

Dear all,

Next Monday, June 23rd my defense of my PhD will take place 10-12 AM, Saale Jäggi. Martine and I would like to invite you for a little party in the evening at Martine’s (Rue de l’Industrie 2, second floor), starting at 7 PM. There will be drinks and some …

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Marcel Weber (Geneva) “How Objective Are Biological Functions?”

Julien Bugnon 03/05/2016 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow in the EXRE Colloquium we will have the great pleasure of hosting Marcel Weber, professor in Geneva, for a talk on “How Objective Are Biological Functions?”. The session will take place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15. 

See you all tomorrow!

Julien

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EXRE Colloquium – Sergio Rossi (Economics Unifr) “Local currencies and global imbalances: the roots of the current economic crisis”

Julien Bugnon 26/04/2016 Other

Dear all,

on Thursday (19.15, Salle Jäggi) the EXRE Colloquium will have the pleasure of welcoming a special guest: Sergio Rossi, professor of Economics at the University of Fribourg, will give us a talk on “Local currencies and global imbalances: the roots of the current economic crisis”.

This session will be the first of a …

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EXRE Colloquium – Julien Bugnon “Phenomenal Self-Awareness”

Jacob Naito 20/04/2016 Other

Hi y’all,

The next session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place this afternoon (April 20th): we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Julien Bugnon on the following topic: “Phenomenal Self-Awareness”.

The colloquium takes place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15.

See you later,
Jacob

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EXRE Colloquium – Adrien Glauser “Sherlock Holmes does not exist, yet he is a fictional character?! A conciliatory solution”

Julien Bugnon 05/04/2016 Other

Dear all,

the next session of our EXRE Colloquium takes place tomorrow: we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Adrien Glauser on the following topic: “Sherlock Holmes does not exist, yet he is a fictional character?! A conciliatory solution”.

The colloquium takes place in the usual room (MIS04 4122) at 17.15.

See …

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Alex Grzankowski (Cambridge/Texas Tech) “Having Content and the Role of Abstract Objects in a Theory of Mind”

Julien Bugnon 22/03/2016 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow in the EXRE Colloquium we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Alex Grzankowski, who works with Tim Crane in the project “New Directions in the Study of the Mind”. He came all the way from Cambridge at the invitation of Patrik to give a talk on “Having Content and the Role of Abstract …

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SCHEDULE CHANGE – EXRE Colloquium Davor Bodrozic – On the Transparency of the Mental

Julien Bugnon 29/02/2016 Other

Dear all,

PLEASE NOTE:

The first meeting of the EXRE Colloquium on Wednesday, March 2, will start at 18.15 (and not 17.15) because of the Master Days event in which some of us are involved.

We’ll have the pleasure of hearing Davor for a talk “On the Transparency of the Mental” in room MIS04 4122.

Best,

Julien

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Phenomenology of Agency and Free Will: Workshop with Terence Horgan, Péter Rauschenberger and Jean-Baptiste Guillon

Julien Bugnon 12/02/2016 Other

Dear all,

On Monday the 22nd of February we have a one-day CUSO workshop on the Phenomenology of Agency and Free Will:

10h15 Terry Horgan (University of Arizona)
“Injecting the Phenomenology of Agency into the Free Will Debate”
(MIS04 4112 Salle Jäggi)

12h Lunch break

14h15 Jean-Baptiste Guillon (Collège de France)
“Knowledge from Experience and the …

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Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind, Copenhagen

Julien Bugnon 08/02/2016 Other

Dear all,

This is from Dan Zahavi via Martine:

 

Registration for Summer School in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind 2016 is now open via our webpage http://cfs.ku.dk/summer-school-2016/

The Summer School will take place August 15-19 at University of Copenhagen

The summer school will provide essential insights into central themes within the philosophy of mind, viewed from a phenomenological …

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EXRE Colloquium Fall 16

Julien Bugnon 05/02/2016 Other

Dear all,

if you’re interested in giving a talk next term, in Fall 16, please use the this document:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1g6FdX-pvN_T8e3o9r8rvA7hEix1I7L10YCjVJWouwlM

If you have suggestions for external speakers for next term, please use this one:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1jNBeMccc372Vr7YHMuDI3b5MTH1k_q85VcUfHav1ixs

And if you consider organizing an event, don’t forget to use the EXRE event management spreadsheet:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1K-7d41EaP_X3-19w7XEJ91rWRk11f8UIvkaMvQEausA

All these …

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EXRE Colloquium Spring 16

Julien Bugnon 05/02/2016 Other

Dear all,

here is the program of our EXRE Colloquium Spring 16:

02.03 Davor Bodrozic “Self-Consciousness”

23.03 Alex Grzankowski (Cambridge/Texas Tech) “Having Content and the Role of Abstract Objects in a Theory of Mind”

06.04 Adrien Glauser TBA

20.04 Julien Bugnon “Epistemological Dualism”

28.04 Sergio Rossi (Economics Unifr) “Local currencies and global imbalances: the roots of the current economic crisis”

04.05 Marcel …

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Johannes Brandl – Self-Reference and First-Person Authority

Julien Bugnon 15/12/2015 Other

Dear all,

tomorrow we’ll have the pleasure of hearing Johannes Brandl from Salzburg on Self-Reference and First-Person Authority. The colloquium takes place in the usual room (4122) at 17.15.

Best,

Julien

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Invitation – Lunch tomorrow

Julien Bugnon 08/12/2015 Other

Dear all,

if you would like to join us for lunch tomorrow after Anne’s habilitation defense (8h30, MIS01 1291 Salle Sénat) and before Pascal Engel’s talk (14h15, MIS03 3027), please send me an email until tomorrow morning 8 a.m.

Lunch will be (at least partly) paid, depending on how many we are.

See …

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Dinners with Philip Goff next week

Julien Bugnon 23/11/2015 Other

Dear all,

It would be nice if you can join sometime for dinner next week with Philip Goff. Please put your name in there if you intend to do so. 

Also, the updated schedule of the seminar indicating the relevant readings is up on the new blog.

Cheers,

Julien 

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Please finish/update your personal profiles

Fabian Dorsch 18/07/2015 Other

Dear all,

to finish the new EXRE site hosted on the university’s server, I would like to ask you to modify your profiles. Just login to the intranet and click on the link on the right side saying ‘Update your Profile’. If you have any questions, just let me know. Below, …

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