Thinking About Feeling
Contemporary Philosophers on Emotions
Edited by Professor Robert C. Solomon
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Thinking About Feeling by Professor Robert C. Solomon
Book DescriptionPhilosophers since Aristotle have explored emotion, so the new emphasis on emotion in Anglo-American philosophy is the rediscovery of a discipline that is very old and has always been essential to the "love of wisdom." Today, it has become evident to most philosophers that emotions are ripe for philosophical analysis, a view supported by a considerable number of excellent publications. Emotions have now become mainstream. In this volume, I have tried to bring together some of the best Anglo-American philosophers now writing on the philosophy of emotion. I have solicited chapters from those philosophers who have already distinguished themselves in the field of emotion research and have interdisciplinary interests, particularly in the social sciences. It is impossible to study the emotions today without engaging with contemporary psychology and the neurosciences. Philosophy has always been (in its own mind, at least) "the queen of the sciences." Thus the essays included here should appeal to a broad spectrum of emotion researchers as well as philosophers interested or at least curious about their emotions.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195153170
(243mm x 163mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Professor Robert C. Solomon
Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Paperback (March 2013)
A series that offers quality editions of important works of literature to the student and the general reader, each featuring new scholarship and pages of carefully crafted extras. It pulls together a constellation of influences; biographical, historical and literary, to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.
True to Our Feelings, Paperback (April 2008)
The story of our lives is the story of our passions. We fall in love, we are gripped by scientific curiosity and religious fervor, we fear death and grieve for others, we humble ourselves in envy, jealousy, and resentment. In this remarkable book, Robert Solomon shares his fascination with the emotions and illuminates our passions in an exciting new way.
Little Philosophy Book, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by Professor Robert C. Solomon
In this short exploration of major philosophical questions Solomon engages students in an exploration of the self, the universe, and the nature of truth and morality. He addresses perennial questions in an accessible style with attention to history and other cultures. The ideal introduction to a philosophy course.
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