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The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science
Princess Diana's death was a tragedy that provoked mourning across the globe; the death of a homeless person, more often than not, is met with apathy. How can we account for this uneven distributionExpand
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Melanchthon’s rhetoric and the practical origins of Reformation human science
At the beginning of the 16th century in Germany, religious ends and human art joined forces to produce a sacred rhetoric: a rhetoric that could transform human nature, and explain at the same timeExpand
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Frameworks for Failure
In the wake of the influential 2011 Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing, this article extends the conversation along two related tracks: historical and theoretical. We situate theExpand
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Personal identity in the history of ideas: The born-again Christian as a case study
The ‘born-again Christian’ is an idea that lies at the heart of early-modern Lutheranism as well as more recent evangelical Christianity of the sort famously practiced by George W. Bush. It is also,Expand
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[Introduction to the problem of insertion tendinoses].
  • D. Gross
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Sportmedizin
  • 1 June 1987
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Defending the Humanities with Charles Darwin's The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals (1872)
  • D. Gross
  • History
  • Critical Inquiry
  • 1 September 2010
When Charles Darwin first published The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals his purpose was to show continuity in emotional expression across species and thereby strengthen his theory ofExpand
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Science and emotions after 1945 : a transatlantic perspective
Through the first half of the twentieth century, emotions were a legitimate object of scientific study across a variety of disciplines. After 1945, however, in the wake of Nazi irrationalism,Expand
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