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The Desire

Seminar of History of Ancient, Medieval and Arabic Philosophy

Organised by J.-B. Brenet, V. Decaix, S. Marchand, P.-M. Morel , C. Murgier, (University Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne & Gramata–SPHere)

Archives : 2018–2019, 2019–2020

PROGRAM 2019–2020
Sessions take place at the Centre Panthéon, Room 216 (12, place du Panthéon, Paris 5e)

All sessions of SPHERE seminars are cancelled since March 15th due to covid-19. We hope to be able to provide further updates and to see you soon.

February 28, 2020, 10:00–17:00

:: VI. Eros, Pleasure and Desire in Platon and Aristotle


  • Roberto Granieri (Univ. of Toronto)
    La métaphysique du plaisir dans le Philèbe
  • Olivier Renaut (IRePh, Univ. Paris Nanterre)
    Erôs et tripartition de l’âme
  • Carlo Natali (Univ. Ca’ Foscari, Venezia)
    La mécanique du désir chez Aristote, De anima III 7
  • Fabienne Baghdassarian (Univ. of Rennes 1)
    Erôs chez Aristote

Wednesday April 1st, 2020, 14:00–17:00

:: VII. Arabic and Medieval philosophy


  • Olga Lizzini (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • Robert Pasnau (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder)