A Tear Is an Intellectual Thing: The Meanings of Emotion by Jerome Neu

By Jerome Neu

Is jealousy eliminable? if this is the case, at what price? What are the connections among delight the sin and the satisfaction insisted on by way of id politics? How can one query an individual's knowing in their personal happiness or override a society's account of its personal rituals? What makes a sexual wish "perverse," or specific sexual family (such as incestuous ones) bad or perhaps unthinkable? those and different questions on what sustains and threatens our id are pursued utilizing the assets of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and different disciplines. The dialogue all through is expert and inspired through the Spinozist wish that realizing our lives may help switch them, may also help make us extra free.

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