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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 delight insisted on by way of identification politics? How can one query an individual's figuring out in their personal happiness or override a society's account of its personal rituals? What makes a sexual hope "perverse," or specific sexual family members (such as incestuous ones) bad or perhaps unthinkable? those and different questions about what sustains and threatens our id are pursued utilizing the assets of philosophy, psychoanalysis, and different disciplines. The dialogue all through is trained and stimulated by means of the Spinozist desire that knowing our lives may also help switch them, will help make us extra free.

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