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Upheavals of Thought The Intelligence of Emotions

ISBN-10: 0521531829
ISBN-13: 9780521531825
Edition: 2002
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Description: Emotions shape the landscape of our mental and social lives. This book argues that they are suffused with intelligence and discernment, and are a source of deep awareness and understanding.

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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 766
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Emotions shape the landscape of our mental and social lives. This book argues that they are suffused with intelligence and discernment, and are a source of deep awareness and understanding.

Martha C. Nussbaum is Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago.

Introduction
Need and Recognition
Emotions as Judgments of Value
Need and Recognition
The Adversary: Intentionality, Belief, Evaluation
Necessity and Constituent Parthood
Judging and Acknowledging, and Sufficient Conditions
Eudaimonism, Intensity, the Personal Point of View
Are There Necessary Noncognitive Elements?
Are There Other Cognitive Elements? Imagining the Object
Background and Situational, General and Concrete
"Freshness" and the Diminution of Grief
Emotional Conflict
Humans and Other Animals: The Neo-Stoic View Revised
Animals Grieving
The Decline of Reductionist Theories of Emotion
The Resurgence of Intentionality: Seligman, Lazarus, Ortony, Oatley
Nonreductionistic Physiological Accounts: LeDoux, Damasio
Animal Emotion in Narrative Form: Pitcher
Revising the Neo-Stoic Account
Appetites, Moods, Desires for Action
Nonemotional Animals
Emotions and Human Societies
Grief and Social Norms
Human-Animal Differences: Time, Language, Norms
Sources of Social Variation
Types and Levels of Variation
American Grief
Culture and Understanding
Emotions and Infancy
The Shadow of the Object
The Golden Age: Helplessness, Omnipotence, Basic Needs
Early Emotions: "Holding," Love, Primitive Shame
Disgust and the Borders of the Body
Playing Alone, the Ambivalence Crisis, and the Moral Defense
"Mature Interdependence" and the Facilitating Environment
The Neo-Stoic View Revised Again
Imagination and Narrative
Interlude: "Things Such as Might Happen"
Music and Emotion
Expression and the Implied Listener
A Dilemma and Three Responses
Music as Dream
Music and Human Possibilities
The Kindertotenlieder: Loss and Helplessness
Compassion
Compassion: Tragic Predicaments
Emotions and Ethical Norms
The Cognitive Structure of Compassion
Empathy and Compassion
Compassion and Altruism
Impediments to Compassion: Shame, Envy, Disgust
Compassion and Tragedy
Compassion: The Philosophical Debate
Compassion and Reason
Three Classic Objections
Mercy without Compassion
Valuing External Goods
Partiality and Concern
Revenge and Mercy
Compassion and Public Life
Compassion and Institutions
Victims and Agents
Getting the Judgments Right
Implementing Rational Compassion: Moral and Civic Education
The Role of the Media
Political Leaders
Economic Thought: Welfare and Development
Legal Rationality: Equality, Criminal Sentencing
Ascents of Love
Ladders of Love: An Introduction
Love at Balbec
A Disease and Its Cure
The Philosophers' Dilemma
Pupils of the Ascent
The Neo-Stoic Theory and the Need for Narrative
Normative Criteria
Contemplative Creativity: Plato, Spinoza, Proust
Contemplative Ascent
Aristophanes: Love and Original Wholeness
Diotima: Love as Creation in the Fine and Good
Spinoza: The Bondage of the Passions
Spinoza: Freedom through Understanding
Proust: Using Individuals as Steps
The Pursuit of Wholeness
The Christian Ascent: Augustine
Omnipotence and the Sin of Pride
Hunger and Thirst
The Platonic Ladder and Rational Self-Sufficiency
Incompleteness and the Uncertainty of Grace
The Virtue of Longing
The Merely Provisional World
The Christian Ascent: Dante
Signs of the Old Love
Agency and the Romance of Grace
Perceiving the Individual
Christian Love Is Love
The Transformations of Beatitude
The Romantic Ascent: Emily Bronte
The Leap of Desire
Dark Outsiders
Lockwood's Shame
Pity and Charity
Our Own Heart, and Liberty
"Don't Let Me See Your Eyes"
Phantoms of Thought
The Romantic Ascent: Mahler
The Hot Striving of Love
The Redeeming Word
For the Sake of Striving Itself
The Self in Society
A Cry of Disgust
I Will Not Be Warned Off
The Unseen Light
Imagination and Justice
Democratic Desire: Walt Whitman
A Democracy of Love
"I Am He Attesting Sympathy"
A Counter-Cosmos: The Democratic Body
The Reclamation of the Body
Caressing Death
Mourning the Sun
The Transfiguration of Everyday Life: Joyce
Scholastic Questions
The Holy Office
A Dividual Chaos
"The Love that Might Have Been"
Bloom's Spinozistic Ascent
The Female Word
The Opposite of Hatred
Ascents of Love
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Name Index
Subject Index

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