Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Philosophy - Philosophy, Science and the Sciences

Patricia Marechal

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin of Prof. James Wilberding


I specialize in Classical Greek philosophy. My work is at the intersection of ethics, moral psychology, and epistemology in Plato and Aristotle. I am interested in the connection between affective states and intellectual capabilities, species of human motivation, and the extent to which Ancient moral psychological models are shaped by the recognition that we are social beings by nature. I have written on Plato and Aristotle’s views on pleasure, emotions, practical wisdom, the virtues of character, and gender. 

I have an ongoing interest in the history of medicine, and I have written on Galen’s views on psychology and teleology. 


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