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In defense of sentimentality

Author: Robert C Solomon
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Series: (Oxford Scholarship Online).
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This defence of the emotions and sentimentality against the background of what is perceived as a long history of abuse in social thought and literary criticism argues that our emotions are the essence of a well-lived life. They can be virtues, features of the human condition without which civilized life would be unimaginable.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert C Solomon
ISBN: 019514550X 9780195145502
OCLC Number: 1256304804
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009. (Oxford Scholarship Online). Mode of access: Internet.
Description: xiv, 297 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Title: (Oxford Scholarship Online).
Responsibility: Robert C. Solomon.

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This defence of the emotions and sentimentality against the background of what is perceived as a long history of abuse in social thought and literary criticism argues that our emotions are the essence of a well-lived life. They can be virtues, features of the human condition without which civilized life would be unimaginable.

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