A Tear Is an Intellectual Thing: The Meanings of Emotion by Jerome Neu

By Jerome Neu

Is jealousy eliminable? if this is the case, at what fee? What are the connections among satisfaction the sin and the satisfaction insisted on by means of identification politics? How can one query an individual's realizing in their personal happiness or override a society's account of its personal rituals? What makes a sexual hope "perverse," or specific sexual family members (such as incestuous ones) bad or perhaps unthinkable? those and different questions on what sustains and threatens our id are pursued utilizing the assets of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and different disciplines. The dialogue all through is proficient and encouraged via the Spinozist desire that figuring out our lives can assist switch them, may also help make us extra free.

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