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The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Emotion

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Emotion

by Peter Goldie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199654379

ISBN-13: 9780199654376

Pub. Date: 05/04/2012

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This volume contains thirty-one state-of-the-art contributions from leading figures in the study of emotion today. The volume addresses all the central philosophical issues in current emotion research, including: the nature of emotion and of emotional life; the history of emotion from Plato to Sartre; emotion and practical reason; emotion and the self; emotion,

Overview

This volume contains thirty-one state-of-the-art contributions from leading figures in the study of emotion today. The volume addresses all the central philosophical issues in current emotion research, including: the nature of emotion and of emotional life; the history of emotion from Plato to Sartre; emotion and practical reason; emotion and the self; emotion, value, and morality; and emotion, art and aesthetics.

Anyone interested in the philosophy of emotion, and its wide-ranging implications in other related fields such as morality and aesthetics, will want to consult this book. It will be a vital resource not only for scholars and graduate students but also for undergraduates who are finding their way into this fascinating topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199654376
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
05/04/2012
Series:
Oxford Handbooks Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Peter Goldie
Part 1: What Emotions Are
1. Concepts of Emotion in Modern Philosophy and Psychology, John Deigh, (University of Texas)
2. The Thing Called Emotion, Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, (University of Haifa)
3. Describing the Forms of Emotional Colouring that Pervade Everyday Life, Roddy Cowie, (Queen's University Belfast)
4. The Mind's Bermuda Triangle: Philosophy of Emotions and Empirical Science, Ronald de Sousa, (University of Toronto)
Part 2: The History of Emotion
5. Emotions in Plato and Aristotle, Anthony Price, (Birkbeck College, University of London)
6. Stoicism and Epicureanism, Christopher Gill, (University of Exeter)
7. Emotion in Medieval Thought, Peter King, (Oxford University)
8. A Sentimentalist defence of Contempt, Shame, and Disdain, Kate Abramson, (Indiana University)
9. Emotions in Heidegger and Sartre, Anthony Hatzimoysis, (University of Manchester)
10. Reinstating the Passions: Arguments from History of Psychopathology, Louis C. Charland, (University of Western Ontario)
Part 3: Emotions and Practical Reason
11. Emotional Choice and Rational Choice, Jon Elster, (Columbia University)
12. Why be Emotional?, Sabine Döring, (University of Manchester)
13. Emotions and Motivation: Reconsidering Neo-Jamesian Accounts, Bennett Helm, (Franklin and Marshall College)
14. Emotions and Motivation: The Case of Fear, Christine Tappolet, (University of Montreal)
Part 4: Emotions and the Self
15. The Phenomenology of Mood and the Meaning of Life, Matthew Ratcliffe, (Durham University)
16. Saying It, David Pugmire, (University of Southampton)
17. Epistemic Emotions, Adam Morton, (University of Nottingham)
18. A Plea for Ambivalence, Amelie Rorty, (Harvard University)
19. Emotion, Self/Other-Awareness, and Autism: A Developmental Perspective, R. Peter Hobson, (Brunel University)
20. Intellectual and Other Non-Standard Emotions, Michael Stocker, (Syracuse University)
Part 5: Emotion, Value, and Morality
21. Emotions and Values, Kevin Mulligan, (University of Geneva)
22. An Ethics of Emotion?, Jerome Neu, (University of California, Santa Cruz)
23. The Moral Emotions, Jesse Prinz, (City University of New York)
24. Learning Emotions and Ethics, Patricia Greenspan, (University of Maryland)
25. Emotions and the Canons of Evaluation, Robert C. Roberts, (Baylor University)
26. Demystifying Sensibilities: Sentimental Values and the Instability of Affect, Justin D'Arms, (Ohio State University) and Daniel Jacobson, (Bowling Green State University)
Part 6: Emotion, Art, and Aesthetics
27. Expression in the Arts, Derek Matravers, (The Open University)
28. Affects in Appreciation, Susan Feagin, (Temple University)
29. Emotions, Art, and Immorality, Matthew Kieran, (Leeds University)
30. Emotional Responses to Music: What are they? How do they work? And are they relevant to aesthetic appreciation?, Jenefer Robinson, (McMicken College)

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