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Author Bodei, Remo, 1938-
Title Geometria delle passioni. English
Geometry of the passions : fear, hope, happiness: philosophy and political use / Remo Bodei ; translated by Gianpiero W. Doebler.
Imprint Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2018]

Author Bodei, Remo, 1938-
Series Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library
Lorenzo da Ponte Italian library.
Subject Emotions (Philosophy)
Emotions -- Political aspects.
Emotions -- Sociological aspects.
Alt Name Doebler, Gianpiero W.,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 30, 2018).
Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Introduction to the English Translation; Introduction; PART 1: PASSIONS OF EXPECTATION; 1 The Disorder of the Passions; 2 Hope and Fear; 3 Hobbes: Politics and Fear; 4 Evil Because Unhappy; 5 Amor mortis; 6 Vanitas; 7 Fear and Rejection; 8 The Lynx and the Cuttlefish; 9 Superstition; PART 2: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF WILL; Section 1: Consistency and Self-Control; 1 Itineraries, Deviations, and Crossroads; 2 Persuasion and Toughness; 3 Consistency and Constancy; 4 Fear and Delusion; 5 Constancy: Neostoicism and Justus Lipsius; 6 Rationalizing Hope
Section 2: Descartes, or the Good Use of the Passions1 Masters of Themselves; 2 Will and Joy; 3 The Key to All Virtues; 4 Medicine of the Passions; PART 3: THE GRAMMAR OF LOVE; 1 Transitions; 2 Loving without Being Loved; PART 4: THE GREAT HOPE; Section 1: Terror and Virtue; 1 The Form of the Future; 2 The Despotism of Liberty; 3 Between Hope and Fear; Section 2: The Invisible Sovereign; 1 Homo ideologicus; Section 3: Heaven on Earth; 1 Reason in Myth; Abbreviations; Index
Summary The passions have long been condemned as the creator of disturbance and the purveyor of the temporary loss of reason, but, as Remo Bodei argues in Geometry of the Passions, we must abandon the perception that order and disorder are in a constant state of collision.
ISBN 9781487517786 (electronic bk.)
1487517785 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1046085297
Additional Format Print version: 1487503369 9781487503369 (OCoLC)1024272701

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