Action, emotion, and will
- 2nd ed.
- London : Routledge, 2003
- xvii, 174 p.; ill. 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The first part of the book takes a critical historical look at the emotions in the work of Descartes, Locke and particularly Hume. In the second part, Kenny moves on to discuss some of the experimental work on the emotions by 20th Century psychologists like William James. Separate chapters cover feelings, motives, desire and pleasure. This edition features a brand new preface by the author, reflecting on the book's origin, content and influence.
Emotions Psychology Social Sciences Volition Descartes,Rene Locke,John Hume,David William James Feeling Motives Desire Pleasure Behaviourism Fear Ideas Judgment Non-emotional concepts Pain Pleasure Sensations Wishes Volition Perception