Emotions in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy


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.

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