The Passions: Emotions and the Meaning of Life

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Hackett Publishing, 1993 - Philosophy - 324 pages

An abridged reprint of the Doubleday edition of 1976, with new preface and conclusion by the author.

 

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Contents

REASON AND THE PASSIONS
1
LIFE AS THE PROBLEM
27
THE NEW ROMANTICISM
49
THE MYTH OF THE PASSIONS
67
PHYSIOLOGY FEELINGS AND BEHAVIOR
89
A SUBJECTIVE THEORY OF THE PASSIONS
111
WHAT IS TO BE DONE?
153
THE LOGIC OF EMOTION
193
Judgments
219
CONCLUSION
309
INDEX
317
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About the author (1993)

Robert C. Solomon, (1942-2007), was Quincy Lee Centennial Professor of Business and Philosophy and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas, Austin. His The Passions: Emotions and the Meaning of Life is also available from Hackett Publishing Company.

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