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128 Pages

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198755821

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Psyche and Ethos

Moral Life After Psychology

Amanda Anderson

  • Based on Amanda Anderson's Clarendon Lectures in English
  • Written in an engaging, accessible, and concise style
  • An interdisciplinary approach that brings together literature and literary criticism, psychological literature, cognitive science, and social psychology to appeal to a wide range of readers
  • Examines the influence psychology has had on our understanding of human action and experience since Freud
  • Uses examples from Shakespeare, Henry James, and George Eliot, as well as post-war British object relations theorists
  • Makes the case for a renewed understanding of the importance of the moral life in light of the challenges of psychology