Three faces of desire

Desires lead to actions, influence feelings, and determine what counts as a reward. Recent empirical evidence shows that these three aspects of desire stem from a common biological origin. The author reveals this common foundation and builds a striking new philosophical theory of desire that puts de...

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Main Author: Schroeder, Timothy
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2004, 2004
Series:Philosophy of mind series / Philosophy of mind series
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Desires lead to actions, influence feelings, and determine what counts as a reward. Recent empirical evidence shows that these three aspects of desire stem from a common biological origin. The author reveals this common foundation and builds a striking new philosophical theory of desire that puts desire's neglected face-reward-at its core
Physical Description:viii, 213 p.
ISBN:9780199849987
0199849986