Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers the full range of theoretical approaches. Drawing on history. Alchemies of the Mind: Rationality and the Emotions. By Jon Elster. New York: Cambridge University Press, Pp. $ (cloth); $ (paper). Alchemies of the Mind has 21 ratings and 2 reviews. Nick said: Amazing, lucid analysis of the role of emotions in decision-making and social science. See.
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Alchemies of the Mind: Rationality and the Emotions by Jon Elster
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Peter marked it as to-read Jan 13, Social Emotions in Historical Context. James added it May 17, Emotione library Help Advanced Book Search. Combining methodological and theoretical arguments with empirical case studies and written with E Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers the full range of theoretical approaches. He attaches particular importance to the work of the French moralists, notably La Rochefoucauld, who demonstrated the way esteem and self-esteem shape human motivation.
Contemporary Philosophers on Emotions. Contents A Plea for Mechanisms. Janakiraman rated it it was amazing Aug 20, Isabella Muzio – – Croatian Journal of Philosophy 1 2: Susan Kim marked it as to-read Dec 15, II2 Shame and Social Norms.
Alchemies of the Mind: Rationality and the Emotions
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Inhe was awarded the 22nd Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science for his contributions to political science. While acknowledging the importance of neurophysiology and laboratory experiment for the study of emotions, Elster argues that the serious student of the emotions can learn more from the great thinkers and writers of the past, from Aristotle to Jane Austen.
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IV3 Rationality and the Emotions. Daniel marked it as to-read Sep 03, Tje and the Emotions. Rationality and the Emotions;Strong Feelings: Emotions, Rationality, and Mind-Body. This entry has no external links.
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