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Science and Emotions after 1945: A Transatlantic Perspective

Frank Biess and Daniel M. Gross


This book brings together leading representatives of the history of emotions with specialists from other disciplines including literature, rhetoric, sociology, and neuroscience. It is organized by disciplines in which emotions have featured prominently, including medicine, psychiatry, neuroscience, and the social sciences, in each case bringing a humanities perspective to bear. Interpretive approaches – including critical, historical, rhetorical, and narratological – provide the methodology because they are sensitive to changing scientific perspectives on emotions, and they are also best equip ... More

Keywords: emotional turn, transatlantic, postwar, rationalism, irrationalism, neuroscience, history of emotion, history of science

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780226126340
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226126517.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Frank Biess, editor

Daniel M. Gross, editor

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