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IMC 2006: Sessions

Session 1612: Passion and Physiology: Peter of Abano and his Influence

Thursday 13 July 2006, 11.15-12.45

Sponsor:Aristoteles Latinus, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Organiser:Pieter de Leemans, Aristoteles Latinus, KU Leuven
Moderator/Chair:Pieter de Leemans, Aristoteles Latinus, KU Leuven
Paper 1612-aPietro d'Abano on Sympathy: Expositio Problematum Aristotelis, particle 7
(Language: English)
Kurt Boughan, The Citadel, South Carolina
Index terms: Medicine, Philosophy
Paper 1612-bThe Pleasure of Sex in Peter of Abano's Commentary on the Aristotelian Problemata
(Language: English)
Gijs Coucke, Aristoteles Latinus, KU Leuven
Index terms: Language and Literature - Latin, Medicine, Sexuality

The papers in this session concern explanations of the passions by the physician Peter of Abano (1250-1316). Gijs Coucke looks at a set of questions about sexual pleasure from Peter’s commentary on the Aristotelian Problemata.