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Author Fortenbaugh, William W.

Title Aristotle on emotion : a contribution to philosophical psychology, rhetoric, poetics, politics, and ethics / W.W. Fortenbaugh
Edition Second edition
Published London : Duckworth, 2002

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Description 142 pages ; 22 cm
regular print
Contents 1. Aristotle's Analysis of Emotional Response -- 1.1. Emotion and cognition -- 1.2. The study of emotion and demonstrative science -- 1.3. A contribution to rhetoric -- 1.4. A contribution to poetics -- 2. A New Political-Ethical Psychology -- 2.1. The development of a bipartite psychology -- 2.2. A peculiarly human psychology -- 2.3. An advance over tripartition as a political-ethical psychology -- 2.4. Different from tripartition as a developing biological psychology -- 3. Consequences for Political Theory -- 3.1. Moral education -- 3.2. The imperfection of young people -- 3.3. Natural slaves -- 3.4. Women and their subordinate role -- 4. Consequences for Ethical Theory -- 4.1. A new conception of human virtue -- 4.2. Virtuous action without calculation -- 4.3. Moral virtue and the goal of action -- 4.4. Practical and non-practical emotions -- 4.5. Temperance and human appetites -- 4.6. Non-emotional modes of social interaction -- 5. Epilogue -- 5.1. Human emotion, doxa and phantasia -- 5.2. The effect of emotion on judgment, the involvement of pain and pleasure -- 5.3. An analysis emphasising similarity -- 5.4. Analysis involving difference in degree -- 5.5. Laughter as finding something funny
Summary "Shows how discussion within Plato's Academy led to a better understanding of emotional response, and how that understanding influenced Aristotle's work in rhetoric, poetics, politics and ethics." -- Publisher's website
Notes Previous ed.: 1975
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Aristotle, 384-322 B.C. -- Ethics.
Aristotle -- Ethics.
Aristotle.
Emotions -- History -- to 500
Emotions -- History -- To 1500.
Emotions.
Ethics, Ancient.
LC no. 2004353278
ISBN 0715631675