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Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome

Robert A. Kaster

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195140781
eISBN:
9780199789283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140781.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This book is an essay in cultural psychology. By examining the ways the ways in which emotion and talk about emotions reinforce cultural norms, it aims to understand the interplay between the ... More


Introduction

Robert A. Kaster

in Emotion, Restraint, and Community in Ancient Rome

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195140781
eISBN:
9780199789283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140781.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This introductory chapter poses the main question of the book: If the ancient Romans (like people in other times and cultures) commonly behaved rightly in accordance with seemingly self-chosen norms ... More


The instruction of imagination: language and its evolution as a communication technology

Daniel Dor

in The Social Origins of Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199665327
eISBN:
9780191779725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665327.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This chapter presents a theory of language as a communication technology. At the centre of the theory, lies a new characterization of language as a functionally specific communication technology, ... More


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