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A Tear Is an Intellectual Thing: The Meanings of Emotion

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Is jealousy eliminable? If so, at what cost? What are the connections between pride the sin and the pride insisted on by identity politics? How can one question an individual's understanding of their own happiness or override a society's account of its own rituals? What makes a sexual desire perverse, or particular sexual relations (such as incestuous ones) undesirable or even unthinkable? These and other questions about what sustains and threatens our identity are pursued using the resources of philosophy, psychoanalysis, ...

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A Tear Is an Intellectual Thing: The Meanings of Emotion
2002, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195160291

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A Tear Is an Intellectual Thing: The Meanings of Emotion
2000, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195123371

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