Aristotle on emotion
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Aristotle on emotion a contribution to philosophical psychology, rhetoric, poetics, politics, and ethics by William W. Fortenbaugh

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English


  • Aristotle -- Ethics.,
  • Emotions -- History -- To 1500.,
  • Ethics, Ancient.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementW. W. Fortenbaugh.
LC ClassificationsB491.E7 F67
The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. ;
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5244168M
ISBN 100715608258
LC Control Number75315926

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Apr 15,  · This is an arresting book on how to balance the demands of head and heart: a book that deepens the contemporary discourse on emotion cultivation and virtuous living and one that will excite any student of moral education, whether academic or by: Not every action or emotion however admits of the observance of a due mean. Indeed the very names of some directly imply evil, for instance malice, shamelessness, envy, and, of actions, adultery, theft, murder. All these and similar actions and feelings are blamed as being bad in themselves; it is not the excess or deficiency of them that we blame. By Aristotle Written B.C.E Book Eight: Part I No ne will doubt that the legislator should direct his attention above all to the education of youth; for the emotion which they create in the soul is a relaxation, and from the pleasure we obtain rest. Part 1 We have now considered the materials to be used in supporting or opposing a political measure, in pronouncing eulogies or censures, and for prosecution and defence in the law courts. We have considered the received opinions on which we may best base our arguments so as to convince our hearers-those opinions with which our enthymemes deal, and out of which they are built, in each of .

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