On the Origins of Human Emotions: A Sociological Inquiry Into the Evolution of Human Affect
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Beschreibung"Turner's thesis--the primacy of biologically based emotions as the foundation of human social bonding--is intellectually stimulating, and scholars in many fields not only in the social sciences but also in biology and the humanities, will want to read this book. . . . The writing style is clear and engaging." --Larry Arnhart, Northern Illinois University "Turner's book is intelligent, well-written, and scholarly. The argument is strong and plausible. It is an impressive achievement from the standpoint of neuroscience." --Antonio R. Damasio, University of Iowa
InhaltsverzeichnisList of illustrations; Preface; Aknowledgments; 1. Ancestral emotional communication; 2. Forces of selection and the evolution of emotions; 3. The emotional repertoire of humans; 4. The neurology of human emotions; 5. What kind of emotional animal?; References; Subject index; Author index.
PortraitJonathan H. Turner is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of more than twenty books.
Pressestimmen'Turner's thesis - the primacy of biologically based emotions as the foundation of human social bonding - is intellectually stimulating, and scholars in many fields, not only in the social sciences but also in biology and the humanities, will want to read this book. The development of his thesis is well organized, and the writing style is clear and engaging, especially important ina book that ranges widely over many disciplines.' Larry Arnhart, Northern Illinois University
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: STANFORD UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2000
Seitenanzahl: 205 Seiten