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Fear: Across the Disciplines

Plamper, Jan and Lazier, Benjamin, eds. 2012. Fear: Across the Disciplines. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 978-0-8229-6220-5 [Edited Book]

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A broad survey of the psychological, biological, and philosophical basis of fear in historical and contemporary contexts. Leading figures in clinical psychology, neuroscience, the social sciences, and the humanities consider categories of intentionality, temporality, admixture, spectacle, and politics in evaluating conceptions of fear. The book opens a dialogue between science and the humanities to afford a more complete view of an emotion that has shaped human behavior since time immemorial.

Item Type: Edited Book

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History

Date:

2012

Item ID:

9564

Date Deposited:

11 Dec 2013 09:06

Last Modified:

11 Dec 2013 09:06

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/9564
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