The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals / Edition 3

The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals / Edition 3

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by Charles Darwin
     
 

Why do we bite people we feel affection towards? Why do dogs wag their tails? Or cats purr? Why do we get embarrassed, and why does embarrassment make us blush? These, and many other questions about the emotional life of man and animals are answered in this remarkable book. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals was an immediate best-seller when it was… See more details below

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Why do we bite people we feel affection towards? Why do dogs wag their tails? Or cats purr? Why do we get embarrassed, and why does embarrassment make us blush? These, and many other questions about the emotional life of man and animals are answered in this remarkable book. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals was an immediate best-seller when it was first published in 1872 and still provides the point of departure for research into emotion and facial expression. In his study of infants and children (including a delightfully objective study of his own baby's smiles and pouts), of the insane, of painting and sculpture, of cats and dogs and monkeys, and of the ways that people in different cultures express their feelings, Darwin's insights have not been improved upon by modern science. This definitive edition contains a substantial new Introduction and Afterword by Paul Ekman. Ekman also provides commentaries that use the latest scientific knowledge to elaborate, support and occasionally challenge Darwin's insights.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195158069
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
821,181
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.30(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Illustrations
Figures
Plates
Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Introduction to the Third Edition
The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals1
Introduction to the First Edition7
IGeneral Principles of Expression33
IIGeneral Principles of Expression - continued55
IIIGeneral Principles of Expression - concluded69
IVMeans of Expression in Animals88
VSpecial Expressions of Animals116
VISpecial Expressions of Man: Suffering and Weeping146
VIILow Spirits, Anxiety, Grief, Dejection, Despair176
VIIIJoy, High Spirits, Love, Tender Feelings, Devotion195
IXReflection - Meditation - III-temper - Sulkiness - Determination219
XHatred and Anger234
XIDisdain - Contempt - Disgust - Guilt - Pride, Etc. - Helplessness - Patience - Affirmation and Negation250
XIISurprise - Astonishment - Fear - Horror278
XIIISelf-attention - Shame - Shyness - Modesty: Blushing310
XIVConcluding Remarks and Summary345
Afterword363
App. ICharles Darwin's Obituary395
App. IIChanges to the Text397
App. IIIPhotography and The Expression of the Emotions399
App. IVA Note on the Orientation of the Plates411
App. VConcordance of Illustrations417
App. VIList of Head Words from the Index to the First Edition425
Notes433
Notes to the Commentaries451
Index459

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