Emotion and Peace of Mind: From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Oxford University Press (2000)
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Richard Sorabji presents a ground-breaking study of ancient Greek views of the emotions and their influence on subsequent theories and attitudes, Pagan and Christian. While the central focus of the book is the Stoics, Sorabji draws on a vast range of texts to give a rich historical survey of how Western thinking about this central aspect of human nature developed.
Keywords Emotions (Philosophy History  Peace of mind  Stoics History  Fathers of the church  Theology History
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Call number B105.E45.S67 2002
ISBN(s) 0199256608   9780199256600
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