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The philosophy of the passions

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Published by Printed for J. Almon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emotions.

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    ContributionsPre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF551 .P5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23403072M
    LC Control Number10021015
    OCLC/WorldCa5983607

    This chapter examines the views of seventeenth-century British philosophers on passions and affections. It explains that about 8, books published during this period mentioned passion and that it started with Thomas Wright's Passions of the Mind in General. The chapter also explores the intellectual basis of the writers who wrote about passion – which includes Augustinianism Author: Amy M. Schmitter. Philosophy as Passion refutes the commonly held view of Simone de Beauvoir as no more than an acolyte of Jean-Paul Sartre. Karen Vintges delineates Beauvoir’s independent, original ethics and philosophy, drawing on the moral-philosophical treatises of the s and ’50s, The Second Sex, The Mandarins, and her autobiographical works.

      These earlier works provide a clarifying background for his later, most famous book. What every student of political philosophy knows about Leviathan is that Hobbes presents life in the “state of nature,” in which humans live before the creation of the commonwealth, as “solitary, poore, nasty, brutish, and short.” The state of nature is. Elizabeth S. Radcliffe, Hume, Passion, and Action, Oxford University Press, , pp., $ (hbk), ISBN Reviewed by Simon Blackburn, Trinity College, Cambridge For many years philosophy that is focused on ethics, or action, or human desire, or just human nature in general, has revolved around something called the Humean.

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The passions is a multi-perspective look at how emotions move us, and how they affect us. I found the conclusions and perspectives to be fairly broad and obvious. These lectures had a particular blandness I still regularly listen to Robert C.

Solomon's "No Excuses" lectures, a profoundly moving set of lectures about existential thought through five major philosophers/5. —Robert C. Solomon, University of Texas, Author of The Passions “Michel Meyer offers a wide-ranging exegesis—the first of its kind—that systematically retraces the history of philosophical conceptions of the passions in the work of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Spinoza, Descartes, Hobbes, Rousseau, Kant, and by: The Passions of the Soul and Other Late Philosophical Writings (Oxford World's Classics) 1st Edition.

The Passions of the Soul and Other Late Philosophical Writings (Oxford World's Classics) 1st Edition. Rene Descartes (Author) › Visit Amazon's Rene Descartes Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and by: 5.

Solomon's "The Passions," for me, was a life-changing read. In many ways, he anticipates and correlates psychologist Rollo May through his synthesis of philosophy, psychology, and literature into a seamless existentialist by: The Passion of the Western Mind must be among the best studies in the History of Ideas ever written.

It charts man's passage from the enchanted world of Ancient Greece through to the current disenchanted postmodern situation. On the whole he gives a thoroughly objective account of each era and examples to show his by: The Passions. Emotions and the Meaning of Life. Robert C.

Solomon. - pp. Jeanette Winterson’s novels have established her as one of the most important young writers in world literature. The Passion is perhaps her most highly acclaimed work, a modern classic that confirms her special claim on the novel.

Set during the tumultuous years of the Napoleonic Wars, The Passion intertwines the destinies of two remarkable people: Henri, a simple French s/5.

The passion: from passivity to activity. The passion in philosophy is a central concept, which refers to the conception of subjectivity. For philosophers of freedom, passion is a “disease of the soul” (Kant), for the rationalist philosophers (Plato, Descartes), they blur the trial and prevent access to truths.

Organization of the treatise. The organization of Descartes’ Passions is indicative of the author’s philosophy. Applying his famous method to moral philosophy, Descartes represented the problem of the passions of the soul in terms of its simplest integral components. called pathē, “passions”) had an essential role in the good life and were the key to the virtues.

It was equally clear to It was equally clear to the Stoics, who followed Aristotle, that the passions File Size: 1MB. According to Christopher Bache, Passion is "[w]idely regarded as one of the most discerning overviews of Western philosophy from the ancient Greeks to postmodern thought." [12] Jorge Ferrer wrote that it contained a "devastating assault on the Cartesian-Kantian paradigm."Author: Richard Tarnas.

This chapter defends the view that, for Aristotle, the passions are pleasures and pains at certain supposed states of affairs, typically focused on some object.

The claim is defended on the basis of Aristotle’s discussion of the passions in Rhetoric 2, and defended in the face of the various apparent counter-examples. This claim requires that Aristotle hold a representational theory of Author: Jamie Dow.

On Passions (Greek: Περὶ παθῶν; Peri pathōn), also translated as On Emotions or On Affections, is a work by the Greek Stoic philosopher Chrysippus dating from the 3rd-century BCE.

The book has not survived intact, but around seventy fragments from the work survive in a polemic written against it in the 2nd-century CE by the philosopher-physician : Chrysippus.

Robert C. Solomon, (), 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.5/5(1). The book concludes with an analysis of love, sympathy, and empathy as sources of absolute value and the roots of morality.

A masterful contribution, this study of the passions is essential reading for philosophers of mind, psychologists, cognitive neuroscientists, students of Western literature, and general readers interested in understanding Author: P.

Hacker. Passions of the soul René Descartes II: The number and order of the passions the object is or at how small. So we can esteem ourselves, giving rise to the passion of magnanimity or pride, and the corresponding behaviour; or contemn [see Glossary] ourselves, giving rise to the passion of humility or abjectness, and the corresponding behaviour.

--Radical Philosophy Vintges's meticulous textual analysis, logical clarity, and sweeping originality guarantee her book its enduring value. Indispensable for students of Beauvoir's philosophy and "Accessible, attractively written (and very well translated), Vintges's study is a convincing defence of de Beauvoir against some of the more common /5.

This introductory chapter surveys some of the central themes that shaped seventeenth‐century discussions of the role of the passions in body and mind, and in reasoning and action, with which the book as a whole is concerned. It stresses that although the passions were regarded as turbulent and dangerous, the therapeutic benefits of understanding them were widely appreciated.

The Emotions in Political Philosophy. Author: Rebecca Kingston,Leonard Ferry; Publisher: UBC Press ISBN: Category: Political Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» The rationalist ideal has been met with cynicism in progressive circles for undermining the role of emotion and passion in the public realm.

A masterful contribution, this study of the passions is essential reading for philosophers of mind, psychologists, cognitive neuroscientists, students of Western literature, and general readers interested in understanding the nature of the emotions and their place in our lives.

Passions are in Descartes a real curiosity: in fact, Descartes is the thinker of the cogitor, i.e. the certainty of the subject’s existence, that it to say an activity. But the passions are the dimension of passivity, the flaw that undermines man’s free will.

Thus, Descartes poses the problem of the passions as the problem of the action of the body (movement) and the actions of the soul.Summary A Treatise of Human Nature, Book II: “Of the Passions” Summary Hume sets out to classify the passions in much the same way he classifies impressions and ideas in book I.Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View - Kindle edition by Tarnas, Richard.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View/5().