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Published: 24 August 2000

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780198250050

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Emotion and Peace of Mind

From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Richard Sorabji

Clarendon Press

  • A masterly study of the emotions and the origins of our attitudes to them
  • A rich and fascinating tour of the history of ideas
  • Shows the continuing relevance and value of ancient views today
  • Bridges the gaps between philosophy and religion, ancient and modern thought
  • Breathtaking in its breadth of reference
  • A major work from one of the most renowned scholars of our time
  • Based on the prestigious Gifford Lectures
  • Written for a broad academic readership across the humanities and the sciences of the mind