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Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Martin Pickavé and Lisa Shapiro


This volume has three aims. First, historians of philosophy have typically focused on the discussions of the moral relevance of emotions, and with the exception of scholars of ancient philosophy, neglected the place of emotions in cognitive life. This collection of articles refocuses the discussion of emotion in the medieval and early modern periods to their role in cognition. Second, though many have aimed to clarify relationship between the later thinkers and their predecessors with regard to issues in metaphysics and epistemology, there has been very little effort at tracing similar lines o ... More

Keywords: Adam Wodeham, affect, Augustine, Avicenna, Bruno, Descartes, John Duns Scotus, early modern philosophy, emotions, Ficino, Gregory of Rimini, Hume, Leibniz, Leone Ebreo, John Mair, malebrance, medieval philosophy, Thomas Aquinas, William of Ockham, passions, Spinoza, Francisco Suárez

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199579914
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579914.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Pickavé, editor
University of Toronto

Lisa Shapiro, editor
Simon Fraser University