The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Emotion by Peter GoldieThe Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Emotion by Peter Goldie

The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Emotion

EditorPeter Goldie

Paperback | March 14, 2012

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This volume contains thirty-one state-of-the-art contributions from leading figures in the study of emotion today. The volume addresses all the central philosophical issues in current emotion research, including: the nature of emotion and of emotional life; the history of emotion from Plato toSartre; emotion and practical reason; emotion and the self; emotion, value, and morality; and emotion, art and aesthetics. Anyone interested in the philosophy of emotion, and its wide-ranging implications in other related fields such as morality and aesthetics, will want to consult this book. It will be a vital resource not only for scholars and graduate students but also for undergraduates who are finding their wayinto this fascinating topic.
Peter Goldie was The Samuel Hall Chair of Philosophy at The University of Manchester. He is the author of The Emotions: A Philosophical Exploration (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000), On Personality (London: Routledge, 2004), and co-author of Who's Afraid of Conceptual Art (London: Routledge, 2009). He is editor of Understanding Emotions:...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of EmotionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:March 14, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Peter Goldie: IntroductionPart 1: What Emotions Are1. John Deigh: Concepts of Emotion in Modern Philosophy and Psychology2. Aaron Ben-Ze'ev: The Thing Called Emotion3. Roddy Cowie: Describing the Forms of Emotional Colouring that Pervade Everyday Life4. Ronald de Sousa: The Mind's Bermuda Triangle: Philosophy of Emotions and Empirical SciencePart 2: The History of Emotion5. Anthony Price: Emotions in Plato and Aristotle6. Christopher Gill: Stoicism and Epicureanism7. Peter King: Emotion in Medieval Thought8. Kate Abramson: A Sentimentalist defence of Contempt, Shame, and Disdain9. Anthony Hatzimoysis: Emotions in Heidegger and Sartre10. Louis C. Charland: Reinstating the Passions: Arguments from History of PsychopathologyPart 3: Emotions and Practical Reason11. Jon Elster: Emotional Choice and Rational Choice12. Sabine Doring: Why be Emotional?13. Bennett Helm: Emotions and Motivation: Reconsidering Neo-Jamesian Accounts14. Christine Tappolet: Emotions and Motivation: The Case of FearPart 4: Emotions and the Self15. Matthew Ratcliffe: The Phenomenology of Mood and the Meaning of Life16. David Pugmire: Saying It17. Adam Morton: Epistemic Emotions18. Amelie Rorty: A Plea for Ambivalence19. R. Peter Hobson: Emotion, Self/Other-Awareness, and Autism: A Developmental Perspective20. Michael Stocker: Intellectual and Other Non-Standard EmotionsPart 5: Emotion, Value, and Morality21. Kevin Mulligan: Emotions and Values22. Jerome Neu: An Ethics of Emotion?23. Jesse Prinz: The Moral Emotions24. Patricia Greenspan: Learning Emotions and Ethics25. Robert C. Roberts: Emotions and the Canons of Evaluation26. Justin D'Arms and Daniel Jacobson: Demystifying Sensibilities: Sentimental Values and the Instability of AffectPart 6: Emotion, Art, and Aesthetics27. Derek Matravers: Expression in the Arts28. Susan Feagin: Affects in Appreciation29. Matthew Kieran: Emotions, Art, and Immorality30. Jenefer Robinson: Emotional Responses to Music: What are they? How do they work? And are they relevant to aesthetic appreciation?

Editorial Reviews

Review from previous edition: "Without any doubt ... a collection of useful and inspiring materials that I recommend for anyone interested in philosophy of emotions ... I have already made good use of it in papers and seminars and intend to do so in my future research." --Robert Zaborowski, Metapsychology