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Feelings of Being Alive

Ed. by Fingerhut, Joerg / Marienberg, Sabine

Series:Humanprojekt 8

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    July 2012
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    The question of what characterizes feelings of being alive is a puzzling and controversial one. Are we dealing with a unique affective phenomenon or can it be integrated into existing classifications of emotions and moods? What might be the natural basis for such feelings? What could be considered their specifically human dimension? These issues are addressed by researchers from various disciplines, including philosophy of mind and emotions, psychology, and history of art.
    This volume contains original papers on the topic of feelings of being alive by Fiorella Battaglia, Eva-Maria Engelen, Joerg Fingerhut, Thomas Fuchs, Alice Holzhey-Kunz, Matthias Jung, Tanja Klemm, Riccardo Manzotti, Sabine Marienberg, Matthew Ratcliffe, Arbogast Schmitt, Jan Slaby, and Achim Stephan.

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    viii, 348 pages
    English, German
    Type of Publication:
    Enactivism; Existential; Feeling; Life; Philosophy

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    Joerg Fingerhut, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany; Sabine Marienberg,Berlin, Germany.

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