Francesca Pedriali

Francesca Pedriali studied Philosophy at the University of Bologna (Italy) where she specialized in Ancient Philosophy with a master’s thesis on Aspasius’ commentary on the Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle. Having worked on Aspasius’ interpretation of the notions of pleasure and emotion in the Aristotelian ethic and on Alexander’s commentary on the Metaphysics, she writes her doctoral thesis on the Aristotelian partition of the soul. The aim of her dissertation is to highlight the methodological relevance of the notion of part in the Aristotelian scientific account of the soul.