Reason and Emotion / Edition 1

Reason and Emotion / Edition 1

by John MacMurray
     
 

ISBN-10: 1573927384

ISBN-13: 9781573927383

Pub. Date: 02/01/1999

Publisher: Prometheus Books

In this book, Macmurray develops with exceptional clarity his views on reason and emotion as interdependent, rather than opposed aspects of human personality. Underlying the lectures collected in this volume and giving them their unity is Macmurray’s conviction that the contrast we habitually draw between "reason" and "emotion" is false and leads to the

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In this book, Macmurray develops with exceptional clarity his views on reason and emotion as interdependent, rather than opposed aspects of human personality. Underlying the lectures collected in this volume and giving them their unity is Macmurray’s conviction that the contrast we habitually draw between "reason" and "emotion" is false and leads to the erroneous conclusion that our emotional life is irrational and must remain so. The proper contrast, Macmurray stresses, lies between "intellect" and "emotion", while "reason", as that which makes us human, expresses itself in both.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781573927383
Publisher:
Prometheus Books
Publication date:
02/01/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
111
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.31(h) x 0.43(d)

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