Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Language, Literature and Humanities - Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

Dr. Wei Cheng

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Publications within the project "Medicine of the mind"

Authored Book

  • Pleasure and Pain in Context: Aristotle’s Dialogues with his Contemporaries and Predecessors, Phil. Diss. Berlin: Humboldt-Universität, 2015, 633 pp.


  • ‘Natural neutral and hedonic states in Plato’, Mnemosyne 2019, pp. 1–25.
  • ‘Alexander of Aphrodisias on pleasure and pain in Aristotle’, in: W.V. Harris (ed.), Pain and Pleasure in Classical Times, Leiden: Brill, 2018, pp. 174–200.
  • ‘Duschereia and Aporia: the formation of a philosophical term’, Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association 148, 2018, pp. 75–110.
  • ‘Aristotle’s vocabulary of pain’, Philologus 2018, pp. 1–25.
  • ‘A battle against pain? Aristotle, Theophrastus and the Physiologoi in Aspasius, On Nicomachean Ethics 156.14–20’, Phronesis 62, 2017, pp. 392–416.