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The memories of Eumaeus

A talk by James Warren

We can remember past pleasures and pains and anticipate future ones. Often these recollections and anticipations are themselves pleasant or painful. Aristotle notes that we can even enjoy recalling a past pain, as the swineherd Eumaeus claims to do at Homer Odyssey 15.199-401. What is the best explanation of this?


Dr James Warren | talks


Date and Time:

21 October 2014 at 6:00 pm


1 hour



Mill Lane Lecture Rooms
Mill Lane

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas
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