Emanuele Coccia

Emanuele Coccia is a philosopher. Since 2011 he has been Associate Professor at EHESS (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales) in Paris. Returning the vegetal world, and more broadly the living world, to the heart of philosophical thought, he is the author of The Life of Plants: A Metaphysics of Mixture (Polity Press, 2018; first published in French as La Vie des plantes. Une métaphysique du mélange, Rivages, 2016), Le Bien dans les choses (Rivages, 2013) and La Vie sensible (Rivages, 2010). He also was involved in the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain’s exhibition Trees (2019).


  • Event: discussion with Natsuko Uchino as part of the programmation accompanying the exhibition La Complicité (06.09.2020)
  • Publication: “Conversation with Natsuko Uchino and Emanuele Coccia” in La Complicité, catalogue of the exhibition, 2020
  • Publication: The Sower. On Contemporary Nature, 2020
  • Event: Conference “The Sower” (19.09.2019)