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Emotion: A Very Short Introduction
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Dylan Evans (Research Fellow in Philosophy, King's College London)
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Emotion: A Very Short Introduction

Dylan Evans (Research Fellow in Philosophy, King's College London)


Oxford University Press

Psychoanalytical theory (Freudian psychology);
Artificial intelligence;
Popular psychology


156 pages

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Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build robots that have feelings? These are just some of the intriguing questions explored in this guide to the latest thinking about the emotions. Drawing on a wide range of scientific research, from anthropology and psychology to neuroscience and artificial intelligence, Emotion: The Science of Sentiment takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the human heart. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

By:   Dylan Evans (Research Fellow in Philosophy King's College London)
Imprint:   Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 177mm,  Width: 111mm,  Spine: 10mm
Weight:   141g
ISBN:   9780192804617
ISBN 10:   0192804618
Series:   Very Short Introductions
Pages:   156
Publication Date:   July 2003
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Acknowledgements; Preface; 1. The universal language; 2. Why Spock could never have evolved; 3. Shortcuts to happiness; 4. The head and the heart; 5. The computer that cried; References; Further reading; Index

<br> A pop science classic. --John Walsh, Independent on Sunday<p><br>

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