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 to Sartre; 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 way into this fascinating topic.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Number of pages: 736
Weight: 1409 g
Dimensions: 253 x 178 x 46 mm
a welcome and impressive contribution to the series of Oxford Handbooks ... comprehensive, skillfully edited collection of high-quality philosophical work. * Michael Brady, British Journal of Aesthetics Vol. 51 *