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Introduction

Susan C. Karant-Nunn

in Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.003.0000
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the rationale behind the writing of this volume about the Reformation in Germany and its emotional dimensions. It explains the author's ... More


The Emotions in Early-Modern Catholicism

Susan C. Karant-Nunn

in Reformation of Feeling: Shaping the Religious Emotions in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195399738
eISBN:
9780199777198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399738.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the sermons of Catholic preachers in the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth centuries. Among these are sermons by Paul Wann (1420/25–89), who left in manuscript form a series ... More


Humours to Hormones: Emotion and the Heart in History

Fay Bound Alberti

in Matters of the Heart: History, Medicine, and Emotion

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199540976
eISBN:
9780191701207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540976.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the historical background of using the heart to symbolize human emotions. Before the 19th century general medical practice and literary texts both historically recognized ... More


Human Emotions and Aesthetic Experience: An overview of empirical aesthetics

Paul J. Silvia

in Aesthetic Science: Connecting Minds, Brains, and Experience

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199732142
eISBN:
9780199918485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732142.003.0058
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Empirical aesthetics seeks to examine aesthetic problems using the methods of scientific psychology. This chapter reviews the major assumptions, theories, and themes of empirical aesthetics. Most ... More


Toward Machines With Emotional Intelligence

Rosalind W. Picard

in The Science of Emotional Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195181890
eISBN:
9780199847860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181890.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

For half a century, artificial-intelligence researchers have focused on giving machines linguistic and mathematical-logical reasoning abilities, modelled after the classic linguistic and ... More


Humano

Jennifer Ferriss-Hill

in Horace's Ars Poetica: Family, Friendship, and the Art of Living

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691195025
eISBN:
9780691197432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691195025.003.0002
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the first word of the Ars Poetica, humano (human), which heralds the poem's concern with all that living entails. This casts the scope of the work far beyond poetry from the ... More


Human Emotions and English Words: Are Anger and Disgust Universal?

Anna Wierzbicka

in Imprisoned in English: The Hazards of English as a Default Language

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199321490
eISBN:
9780199369263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321490.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, English Language

A keen interest in human emotions emerged in modern psychology rather suddenly, in the late 1960s and 1970s—and it spread like wildfire to anthropology, sociology, and other human sciences. Since ... More


How We Hope: A Moral Psychology

Adrienne M. Martin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151526
eISBN:
9781400848706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151526.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What exactly is hope and how does it influence our decisions? This book presents a novel account of hope, the motivational resources it presupposes, and its function in our practical lives. The book ... More


Humoring the Body: Emotions and the Shakespearean Stage

Gail Paster

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226648477
eISBN:
9780226648484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226648484.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

Though modern readers no longer believe in the four humors of Galenic naturalism—blood, choler, melancholy, and phlegm—early modern thought found in these bodily fluids the key to explaining human ... More


Book 3

in Cicero on the Emotions: Tusculan Disputations 3 and 4

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226305776
eISBN:
9780226305196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226305196.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

This chapter presents the third book of Cicero's Tusculan Disputations and provides a self-contained treatise on the nature and management of human emotion. In this book the formal case against the ... More


Theorizing Affect's Effects

W. Russell Neuman, George E. Marcus, Ann N. Crigler, and Michael Mackuen

in The Affect Effect: Dynamics of Emotion in Political Thinking and Behavior

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226574417
eISBN:
9780226574431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226574431.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter, which discusses the varying centrality of emotional concepts in theorizing about political behavior, also addresses the character of the phenomenon of emotion itself, particularly the ... More


‘Life's too short’: All or Nothing

Tony Whitehead

in Mike Leigh

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719072369
eISBN:
9781781703298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719072369.003.0040
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter illustrates how Mike Leigh returned to more recognisable territory for his film, All or Nothing. The opening shot of All or Nothing almost looked like a parody of his style and ... More


Intuitions and Unconscious Reasoning

Philip N. Johnson-Laird

in How We Reason

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199551330
eISBN:
9780191701580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199551330.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes a theory of the processes of unconscious inference. This theory has implications for human emotions and for the role of reasoning in mental illnesses. It specifically reports ... More


The Art of the Impossible

in Poetry & Translation: The Art of the Impossible

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312182
eISBN:
9781846315534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315534.005
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter analyses arguments about the impossibility of poetry translation. It discusses the view that poetry translation is impossible because of the impossibility of capturing the poetic emotion ... More


We Walk: Life with Severe Autism

Amy S. F. Lutz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751394
eISBN:
9781501751417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751394.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

In this collection of essays, the author writes openly about her experience as a mother of a now twenty-one-year-old son with severe autism. The author's human emotion drives through each page and ... More


Dissuading the Resolute: The Families of Faithful Maidens

in True to Her Word: The Faithful Maiden Cult in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758086
eISBN:
9780804786782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758086.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the conflicts and negotiations surrounding a daughter's (or “daughter-in-law's”) request to become a faithful maiden and (if she moved in with her in-laws' family) to adopt an ... More


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