ALCHEMIES OF THE MIND RATIONALITY AND THE EMOTIONS PDF

Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers the full range of theoretical approaches. Drawing on history. Alchemies of the Mind: Rationality and the Emotions. By Jon Elster. New York: Cambridge University Press, Pp. $ (cloth); $ (paper). Alchemies of the Mind has 21 ratings and 2 reviews. Nick said: Amazing, lucid analysis of the role of emotions in decision-making and social science. See.

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Emotions, Rationality, and Mind-Body. The book also maintains a running dialogue with economists and rational-choice theorists.

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Paperbackpages. Drawing on history, literature, philosophy and psychology Elster presents a complete account of the role of the emotions in human behavior.

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