Emotions in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy

Synopsis

Emotions are the focus of intense debate both in contemporary philosophy and psychology, and increasingly also in the history of ideas. Simo Knuuttila presents a comprehensive survey of philosophical theories of emotion from Plato to Renaissance times, combining rigorous philosophical analysis with careful historical reconstruction.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Simo Knuuttila
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 2004