Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

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Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build robots that have feelings? These are just some of the intriguing questions explored in this guide to the latest thinking about the emotions. Drawing on a wide range of scientific research, from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence, Emotion: The Science of Sentiment takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the human heart. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.When people speak of cognition and emotion, or (in more traditional vocabulary) of reason and the passions, they are usually referring to two distinct mental ... Not only are there passions within reason, but there are reasons within passion.

Title:Emotion: A Very Short Introduction
Author:Dylan Evans
Publisher:OUP Oxford - 2003-02-13


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