On emotions : philosophical essays /

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Imprint:New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Description:1 online resource (xi, 235 pages)
Subject:Emotions (Philosophy)
PHILOSOPHY -- Movements -- Humanism.
Emotions (Philosophy)
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12868804
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Other authors / contributors:Deigh, John.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:This volume brings together philosophical essays on emotions by eleven leading thinkers in the field. The essays cover a variety of topics that relate emotions to humor, opera, theater justice, war, death, our intellectual life, authenticity personal identity, self-knowledge, and science.
Other form:Print version: On emotions. New York : Oxford University Press, ©2013 9780199740192
Table of Contents:
  • Justice as an emotion disposition / Robert C. Roberts
  • Equality and love at the end of The marriage of Figaro: forging democratic emotions / Martha C. Nussbaum
  • Spectator emotions / Paul Woodruff
  • Comic amusement, emotion, and cognition / Noël Carroll
  • Intellectual and other nonstandard emotions / Michael Stocker
  • Authenticity and the examined life / Jerome Neu
  • Self-knowledge and the affirmation of love / Laurence Thomas
  • Love and death / Kathleen Marie Higgins
  • Guilt in war / Nancy Sherman
  • Emotion and personal identity / Charles Nussbaum
  • The emergence of emotion as an object of scientific study / John Deigh.