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Published: 16 October 1997

328 Pages | halftones


ISBN: 9780198236740

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Passion and Action

The Emotions in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

Susan James

Clarendon Press

  • Beautifully written.
  • Commanding scholarship.
  • The subject of the emotions is becoming very fashionable in philosophy.
  • James is also well known for her work on political theory and feminism; she is General Editor of our series Oxford Readings in Feminism.
  • Features reproductions of five fascinating works of art from the period, not widely known.