A Tear is an Intellectual Thing: The Meanings of Emotion

Oxford University Press (2000)
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Is jealousy eliminable? If so, at what cost? What are the connections between pride the sin and the pride insisted on by identity politics? How can one question an individual's understanding of their own happiness or override a society's account of its own rituals? What is wrong with incest? These and other questions about what sustains and threatens our identity are pursued using the resources of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and other disciplines. The discussion throughout is informed and motivated by the Spinozist hope that understanding our lives can help change them, can help make us more free
Keywords Emotions (Philosophy
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Call number B105.E46.N48 2000
ISBN(s) 0195123379   0195160290   9780195123371
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Lisa Damm (2011). Self-Deception About Emotion. Southern Journal of Philosophy 49 (3):254-270.
Thomas Brudholm (2011). Hatred as an Attitude. Philosophical Papers 39 (3):289-313.

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