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On Emotions: Philosophical Essays

John Deigh


This volume brings together philosophical work on emotions by eleven leading thinkers in the field. The chapters cover a variety of topics that relate emotions to humor, opera, theater, justice, war, death, our intellectual life, authenticity, personal identity, self-knowledge, and science. Several break new ground in the field. Others extend and deepen work for which their authors are well-known. All but two of the chapters are new. The book honors the memory of Robert C. Solomon, whose influential work in the philosophy of emotions helped mold the field for over three decades. An introductor ... More

Keywords: emotions, philosophical work, humor, opera, intellectual life, self-knowledge, personal identity, authenticity, death

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199740192
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740192.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Deigh, editor
University of Texas at Austin

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