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Introduction

Martin Pickavé and Lisa Shapiro

in Emotion and Cognitive Life in Medieval and Early Modern Philosophy

Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199579914
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745959 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579914.003.0001
Introduction

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In this introduction, the editors of the volume provide an overview of the volume, drawing out the major themes unifying the thirteen essays of the volume: the place of emotions within the human mind; emotions, intentionality, and cognition; emotions and action; and the role of emotion in self-understanding and the social situation of individuals.

Keywords: affect; emotion; passion; early modern philosophy; medieval philosophy

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Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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