On September 19th, Giullia Sissa will open the Seventh Barcelona Philosophical Seminar called ‘The Value of Drugs: Substances of Contemporary Society’. Sissa’s lecture is entitled ‘Pleasure and Pain: A philosophy of Drugs’ and as a philosopher and a historian, she will consider the power of drugs, their hold over individuals and the true nature of desire. The lecture will delve into some of the philosophical responses and theories to drug use.
The lecture has been organised by the CCCB, the French Institute and Arts Santa Mònica.
The lecture is in French, but there will be Spanish and Catalan translations available. Entrance is free and the lecture starts at 6.30pm. More information here.
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