First of all, Nicolas Grimaldi was born on 24 December 1933 in the 14th arrondissement of Paris. He is a French philosopher. Of Corsican origin, he is an associate and doctor of philosophy. Professor at the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne, he is the author of numerous philosophical essays.
In addition, his favourite subjects include such diverse notions as imagination, time, desire, play, waiting and the self, etc. Nicolas Grimaldi has devoted his work to trying to elucidate the status of consciousness and the nature of time. Having identified consciousness with some primordial expectation, he was led to explore the various figures of the imagination as expressions of the human condition.
To conclude, he is interested in different branches of philosophy and is a specialist in René Descartes.