Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions
2nd Revised edition
Normal Price: $24.99
Your Price: $22.49 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $2.50! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.12 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 7-10 days
Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions by Mary Warnock
Book DescriptionAlthough written fairly early in his career, in 1939, Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions is considered to be one of Jean-Paul Sartre's most important pieces of writing. It not only anticipates but argues many of the ideas to be found in his famous Being and Nothingness. By subjecting the emotion theories of his day to critical analysis, Sartre opened up the world of psychology to new and creative ways of interpreting feelings. Emotions are intentional and strategic ways of coping with difficult situations. We choose to utilize them, we control them, and not the other way around, as has been posited elsewhere. Emotions are not fixed; they have no essence and indeed are subject to rapid fluctuations and about-turns. For its witty approach alone, Sartre's Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions can be enjoyed at length. It is a dazzling journey to one of the more intriguing theories of our time.
Buy Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions book by Mary Warnock from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780415267526
(198mm x 129mm x 4mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Mary Warnock
Dishonest to God, Paperback (September 2011)
Reflects on the nature of religion and how it relates or ought to relate to the rest of life. This title argues that to value religion as the essential foundation of morality is a profound and probably dangerous mistake. It intends to clarify the foundation of morality in a society largely indifferent to and ignorant of religion.
Special Educational Needs, Paperback (April 2010)
Looks at the philosophical debates surrounding special educational needs and inclusion. This edition highlights the critical perspectives that philosophy can bring to bear on the education policy and provides a varied discussion of the issues. It aims to stimulate debate and to contribute to better informed educational initiatives.
Easeful Death, Paperback (February 2009)
Easeful Death sets out straightforwardly the arguments for and against the legalization of assisted suicide and euthanasia. Exploring the philosophical and legal debates as well as the medical practicalities of this sensitive issue, the authors ultimately conclude that the law should embrace a more compassionate approach to assisted dying.
Making Babies, Paperback (August 2003)» View all books by Mary Warnock
Mary Warnock studies the issues underlying reproductive technologies. She analyses what it means to claim something as a 'right' and discusses the cases of different groups of people. She examines the ethical problems faced by types of assisted reproduction and argues that human cloning may be a viable form of treatment for infertility.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions book by Mary Warnock and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Mary Warnock
Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-80). The foremost French thinker and writer of the early post-war years. His books have exerted enormous influence in philosophy, literature, art and politics.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.