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Aristotle's theory of the emotions: emotions as pleasures and pains

Dow, JPG (2011) Aristotle's theory of the emotions: emotions as pleasures and pains. In: Pakaluk, M and Pearson, G, (eds.) Moral Psychology and Human Action in Aristotle. Oxford University Press , 47 - 74 . ISBN 9780199546541

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Does what Aristotle has to say about the emotions in Rhetoric II.1-11 amount to a fully-fledged theory of the emotions? If he does have a theory of the emotions, is it still credible?

Item Type: Book Section
Keywords: Philosophy, Aristotle, Emotions, Passions, Pleasure, Pain, Representation, Rhetoric
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Arts (Leeds) > School of Humanities (Leeds) > Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied (IDEA CETL) (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2012 11:51
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 17:41
Status: Published
Publisher: Oxford University Press
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/74766

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