Geometry of the passions : fear, hope, happiness: philosophy and political use /

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Author / Creator:Bodei, Remo, 1938- author.
Uniform title:Geometria delle passioni. English
Imprint:Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2018]
Description:1 online resource
Series:Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library
Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library.
Subject:Emotions (Philosophy)
Emotions -- Political aspects.
Emotions -- Sociological aspects.
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Italy.
Emotions (Philosophy)
Emotions -- Political aspects.
Emotions -- Sociological aspects.
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Electronic books.
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Other authors / contributors:Doebler, Gianpiero W., translator.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 30, 2018).
Summary:The passions have long been condemned as the creator of disturbance and the purveyor of the temporary loss of reason, but, as Remo Bodei argues in Geometry of the Passions, we must abandon the perception that order and disorder are in a constant state of collision.
Other form:Print version: 1487503369 9781487503369
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; Introduction to the English Translation; Introduction; PART 1: PASSIONS OF EXPECTATION; 1 The Disorder of the Passions; 2 Hope and Fear; 3 Hobbes: Politics and Fear; 4 Evil Because Unhappy; 5 Amor mortis; 6 Vanitas; 7 Fear and Rejection; 8 The Lynx and the Cuttlefish; 9 Superstition; PART 2: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF WILL; Section 1: Consistency and Self-Control; 1 Itineraries, Deviations, and Crossroads; 2 Persuasion and Toughness; 3 Consistency and Constancy; 4 Fear and Delusion; 5 Constancy: Neostoicism and Justus Lipsius; 6 Rationalizing Hope
  • Section 2: Descartes, or the Good Use of the Passions1 Masters of Themselves; 2 Will and Joy; 3 The Key to All Virtues; 4 Medicine of the Passions; PART 3: THE GRAMMAR OF LOVE; 1 Transitions; 2 Loving without Being Loved; PART 4: THE GREAT HOPE; Section 1: Terror and Virtue; 1 The Form of the Future; 2 The Despotism of Liberty; 3 Between Hope and Fear; Section 2: The Invisible Sovereign; 1 Homo ideologicus; Section 3: Heaven on Earth; 1 Reason in Myth; Abbreviations; Index