The Emotions: A Philosophical Exploration


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Peter Goldie opens the path to a deeper understanding of our emotional lives through a lucid philosophical exploration of this surprisingly neglected topic. Drawing on philosophy, literature and science, Goldie considers the roles of culture and evolution in the development of our emotional capabilities. He examines the links between emotion, mood, and character, and places the emotions in the context of consciousness, thought, feeling, and imagination. He explains how it is that we are able to make sense of our own and ...

The Emotions: A Philosophical Exploration 2002, Clarendon Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199253043

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The Emotions: A Philosophical Exploration 2000, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198238911