Few of the essays directly engage larger methodological questions: the problem of what constitutes good practice in reading emotion theory
transhistorically; the conundrum of emotion as a topic of analysis and as a social phenomenon whose decorums partly shape what's selectable for analysis.
emeritus) addresses several unanswered problems in emotion theory
as well as previously neglected topics such as the determinants of emotional intensity, the duration of emotions, and sexual emotions.
This present volume, which brings together twelve different articles, beginning with "Emotions and Choice" and concluding with two papers from the year 2001, allows those interested in emotion theory
to follow in great detail the contours of the development of the thought of one of the most important figures working in this field.