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The Memories of Eumaeus

Greek philosophers on painful and pleasant memories and anticipations. Part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas.
When Oct 21, 2014
from 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, Room 9
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We can remember past pleasures and pains and anticipate future ones.  Often these recollections and anticipations are themselves pleasant or painful.  And sometimes we can enjoy recollecting a past pain, as Eumaeus claims to do in Homer's Odyssey.  James Warren explores what ancient Greek philosophers, Aristotle in particular, had to say about this.

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