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Thinking about Feeling Contemporary Philosophers on Emotions

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ISBN-10: 0195153170

ISBN-13: 9780195153170

Edition: 2003

Authors: Robert C. Solomon

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Philosophers since Aristotle have explored emotion, and the study of emotion has always been essential to the love of wisdom. In recent years Anglo-American philosophers have rediscovered and placed new emphasis on this very old discipline. The view that emotions are ripe for philosophical analysis has been supported by a considerable number of excellent publications. In this volume, Robert Solomon brings together some of the best Anglo-American philosophers now writing on the philosophy of emotion, with chapters from philosophers who have distinguished themselves in the field of emotion research and have interdisciplinary interests, particularly in the social and biological sciences. The…    
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Book details

List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/4/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 312
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Contributors
Introduction
Emotions, Physiology, and Intentionality
Primitive Emotions
Emotion: Biological Fact or Social Construction?
Embodied Emotions
Emotion, Appraisal, and Cognition
Emotions: What I Know, What I'd Like to Think I Know, and What I'd Like to Think
Emotions, Thoughts, and Feelings: Emotions as Engagements with the World
Emotions and Feelings
Emotion, Feeling, and Knowledge of the World
Subjectivity and Emotion
Emotions and Rationality
Emotions, Rationality, and Mind/Body
Some Considerations about Intellectual Desire and Emotions
Emotions, Action, and Freedom
Emotion and Action
Emotions and Freedom
Emotion and Value
Emotions as Judgments of Value and Importance
Feelings That Matter
Perturbations of Desire: Emotions Disarming Morality in the "Great Song" of The Mahabharata
On Theories of Emotion
Is Emotion a Natural Kind?
Emotion as a Subtle Mental Mode
Enough Already with "Theories of the Emotions"
Bibliography
Index