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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Seems like there are very few people with this kind of multi-disciplinary ambition. Pierre rated it really liked it Sep 11, Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers the full range of theoretical approaches.
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Be the first to ask a question about Alchemies of the Mind. Rationality and the Emotions. The book also maintains a running dialogue with economists and rational-choice theorists. Thanks for telling us about the problem. James added it May 17, Jon Elster has written a comprehensive, wide-ranging book on the emotions in which he considers ratonality full range of theoretical approaches.
Ebonique Ellis marked it as to-read Jan 26, Lists with This Book. Sign in Create an account. Combining methodological and theoretical arguments with empirical case-studies and written with Elster’s customary verve and economy, this book has great cross-disciplinary appeal.
I6 Some Elementary Mechanisms. Guille rated it really liked it Aug 17, While acknowledging the importance of neurophysiology minv laboratory experiment for the study of emotions, Elster argues that the serious student of the emotions can learn more from the great thinkers and writers of the past, from Aristotle to Jane Austen.
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Alchemies of the Mind: Books by Jon Elster. I9 A Plea for Disaggregation.
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History of Western Philosophy. I8 From Mechanism to Laws. Find it on Scholar. The Idea of Culture and the History of Emotions.
Alchemies of the Mind: Rationality and the Emotions
Request removal from index. II2 Shame and Social Norms. Shannon rated it really liked it Dec 20, Julius Elster added it Nov 20, Humans are irrational, emotionally driven creatures.
Refresh and try again. Jon Elster – – Economic Journal Aditya rated it alche,ies liked it Oct 30, Swas rated it really liked it Jun 14, Drawing on history, literature, philosophy and psychology, Elster presents a complete account of the role of the emotions in human behaviour. Rationalities of Emotion—Defending, Distinguishing, Connecting. Sophie Rietti – – Organon F: He attaches particular importance to the work of the French moralists, notably La Rochefoucauld, who demonstrated the way esteem and self-esteem shape human motivation.
The book also maintains a running dialogue with economists and rational-choice theorists. John Kotos rated it really liked it Feb 09, Emotion, Addiction, and Behavior.