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Alchemies of the mind : rationality and the emotions

Author: Jon Elster
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive book on the emotions considering the full range of theoretical approaches.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Elster
ISBN: 0521642795 9780521642798 0521644879 9780521644877
OCLC Number: 708545124
Description: 1 v. (XI-450 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface and acknowledgments; Part I. A Plea for Mechanisms: 1. Introduction; 2. Explaining by mechanisms; 3. Proverbial mechanisms; 4. Mechanisms in Montaigne; 5. Mechanisms in Tocqueville; 6. Some elementary mechanisms; 7. Molecular mechanisms; 8. From mechanisms to laws; 9. A plea for disaggregation; Part II. Emotions before Psychology: 1. Introduction; 2. Aristotle on the emotions; 3. The French moralists; 4. Emotion in literature; Part III. Social Emotions in Historical Context: 1. Introduction; 2. Shame and social norms; 3. Envy in social life; 4. Honor, duels, and feuds; Part IV. Rationality and the Emotions: 1. Introduction; 2. The nature of emotion; 3. Rationality and the emotions; Appendix; Part V. Alchemies of the Mind: 1. Introduction; 2. Transmutation; 3. Misrepresentation; Coda.
Responsibility: John Elster.
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