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    Spinoza on the passionate dimension of philosophical reasoning

    James, Susan (2012) Spinoza on the passionate dimension of philosophical reasoning. In: Ebbersmeyer, S. (ed.) Emotional Minds. The Passions and the Limits of Pure Inquiry in Early Modern Philosophy. Berlin, Germany: de Gruyter. ISBN 9783110260922.

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    Abstract

    Book synopsis: The thoroughly contemporary question of the relationship between emotion and reason was debated with such complexity by the philosophers of the 17th century that their concepts remain a source of inspiration for today’s research about the emotionality of the mind. The analyses of the works of Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, and many other thinkers collected in this volume offer new insights into the diversity and significance of philosophical reflections about emotions during the early modern era. A focus is placed on affective components in learning processes and the boundaries between emotions and reason.

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    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): affect, Descartes, René, Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Spinoza, Baruch de, reason
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Philosophy
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2014 14:12
    Last Modified: 13 Nov 2014 14:12
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/10996

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