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Published: 05 September 2002

512 Pages


ISBN: 9780199256600

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Emotion and Peace of Mind

From Stoic Agitation to Christian Temptation

Richard Sorabji

  • 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 gap between philosophy and religion, ancient and modern thought
  • Written for a broad academic readership across the humanities and the sciences of the mind