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Social Ontology 2020

The 12th Biennial Collective Intentionality Conference

July 13–16, 2020, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland

In July 2020, the University of Neuchâtel will host the biennial social ontology conference. This major conference will bring together international leaders across fields studying the nature of the social world and how to improve our models of it.

Keynotes by:

  • Malinda Carpenter, Professor in Developmental Psychology, St. Andrews (website)
  • Jonathan Schaffer, Professor of Philosophy, Rutgers (website)
  • Amie Thomasson, Professor of Philosophy, Dartmouth College (website)

  • Achille Varzi, Professor of Philosophy, New York (website)

  • Dan Zahavi, Professor of Philosophy, Copenhagen/Oxford (website)

Organizing CommitteeOlivier Massin (Neuchâtel, Chair), Alessandro Salice (Cork, Chair), Antoine Taillard (Neuchâtel), Judith Würgler (Neuchâtel)

The Conference Series

The Collective Intentionality conferences are a biennial series sponsored by the International Social Ontology Society. The previous events in this series have been held at Tufts University (2018), Delft University of Technology in Den Haag, Netherlands (2016), Indiana University Bloomington (2014), and the Universities of Manchester (2012), Basel (2010), Berkeley (2008), Helsinki (2006), Siena (2004), Rotterdam (2002), Leipzig (2000) and Munich (1999).


Registration opens: TBA

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