The essence of rage Galen on emotional disturbances and their physical correlates

In the present paper the author aims to explore how, for Galen, emotional states (the soul's affections, or pathe) are connected with bodily states. He does this largely on the basis of texts which are much less well studied, in particular ones which are not overtly works of "psychology&qu...

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Main Author: Singer, P. N.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2017, 2017
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Summary:In the present paper the author aims to explore how, for Galen, emotional states (the soul's affections, or pathe) are connected with bodily states. He does this largely on the basis of texts which are much less well studied, in particular ones which are not overtly works of "psychology" or soul theory at all. In the process he focusses on one particular group of common or everyday, mental or emotional disturbances which Galen discusses, in some detail, in relation to their physical correlates
Item Description:Chapter 9 of the book: Selfhood and the soul : essays on ancient thought and literature in honour of Christopher Gill / edited by Richard Seaford, John Wilkins, Matthew Wright. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017
Physical Description:1 online resource (1 PDF file (40 pages))
ISBN:9780198777250