Philosophy of Emotions

Philosophy of Emotions

by Peter A. French, Howard Wettstein
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0268014434

ISBN-13: 9780268014438

Pub. Date: 02/01/1999

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

Although generally philosophers have put a high valuation on reason, increasingly the role of emotions in motivating action is being recognized. The essays in this volume explore the emotions from a variety of perspectives, ranging from Aristotelian views of the passions to the new findings of cognitive science, and from such diverse starting points as medieval

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Although generally philosophers have put a high valuation on reason, increasingly the role of emotions in motivating action is being recognized. The essays in this volume explore the emotions from a variety of perspectives, ranging from Aristotelian views of the passions to the new findings of cognitive science, and from such diverse starting points as medieval literature and recent psychological studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780268014438
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
02/01/1999
Series:
Midwest Studies in Philosophy Series
Pages:
309

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