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The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals

Charles Darwin

Published by Oxford University Press
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Title: The Expression of the Emotions in Man and ...

Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Paperback. 512 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 1.3in.In his study of infants and children (including observations of his own babys smiles and pouts), of the insane, of painting and sculpture, of cats and dogs and monkeys, and of the ways that people in different cultures express their feelings, Darwins insights have not been surpassed by modern science. This definitive edition of Darwins masterpiece contains a substantial new Introduction and Afterword by Paul Ekman. Ekman also provides commentaries that use the latest scientific knowledge to elaborate, support, and occasionally challenge Darwins study. For this edition, Ekman has returned to Darwins original notes in order to produce for the first time a corrected, authoritative text illustrated by drawings and photographs positioned exactly as its author intended. This new edition of Darwins extraordinary book is a major event in the human sciences. -Steven Pinker This new comprehensive edition of Expression will introduce a new generation of readers to Darwins masterpiece, undiminished and intensely relevant even 125 years after publication. -Oliver Sacks Ekmans contribution to his edition of Darwins 1872 monograph can count as a book in its own right. -Ian Hacking, Times Literary Supplement This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780195158069

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Críticas: "Scholarship at its best.... The strength of Darwin's writing still shines through, as well as hes drive to explain the form of each emotional expression.... this new book will be required reading for Darwin scholars of emotion."--Nature
"The appearance of this new edition of Darwin's extraordinary book is a major event in the human sciences."--Steven Pinker
"Darwin's most readable and human book, full of enchanting observations, provocative theories, and remarkable photographs.... This new comprehensive edition of Expression will introduce a new generation of readers to Darwin's masterpiece, undiminished and intensely relevant even 125 years after
publication."--Oliver Sacks
"Over many years, while engaged on other work, Darwin was researching the Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, his most extraordinary and approachable book, rich in observed detailed and brilliant speculation, beautifully illustrated--one of the first scientific books to use photographs,
including some of his own baby pouting and laughing--and now available in a third edition, prepared and annotated by the great American psychologist of the emotions, Paul Ekman... Darwin's book was out of favour for a long time after his death. The climate of opinion has changed now, and Ekman's
superb edition is a major published event and has been enthusiastically welcomed."--From a lecture, entitled Science and Human Nature, given at Oxford University by Ian McEwan
"Scholarship at its best.... The strength of Darwin's writing still shines through, as well as hes drive to explain the form of each emotional expression.... this new book will be required reading for Darwin scholars of emotion."--Nature
"The appearance of this new edition of Darwin's extraordinary book is a major event in the human sciences."--Steven Pinker
"Darwin's most readable and human book, full of enchanting observations, provocative theories, and remarkable photographs.... This new comprehensive edition of Expression will introduce a new generation of readers to Darwin's masterpiece, undiminished and intensely relevant even 125 years after
publication."--Oliver Sacks
"Over many years, while engaged on other work, Darwin was researching the Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, his most extraordinary and approachable book, rich in observed detailed and brilliant speculation, beautifully illustrated--one of the first scientific books to use photographs,
including some of his own baby pouting and laughing--and now available in a third edition, prepared and annotated by the great American psychologist of the emotions, Paul Ekman... Darwin's book was out of favour for a long time after his death. The climate of opinion has changed now, and Ekman's
superb edition is a major published event and has been enthusiastically welcomed."--From a lecture, entitled Science and Human Nature, given at Oxford University by Ian McEwan
"Scholarship at its best.... The strength of Darwin's writing still shines through, as well as hes drive to explain the form of each emotional expression.... this new book will be required reading for Darwin scholars of emotion."--Nature
"The appearance of this new edition of Darwin's extraordinary book is a major event in the human sciences."--Steven Pinker
"Darwin's most readable and human book, full of enchanting observations, provocative theories, and remarkable photographs.... This new comprehensive edition of Expression will introduce a new generation of readers to Darwin's masterpiece, undiminished and intensely relevant even 125 years after publication."--Oliver Sacks
"Over many years, while engaged on other work, Darwin was researching the Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, his most extraordinary and approachable book, rich in observed detailed and brilliant speculation, beautifully illustrated--one of the first scientific books to use photographs, including some of his own baby pouting and laughing--and now available in a third edition, prepared and annotated by the great American psychologist of the emotions, Paul Ekman... Darwin's book was out of favour for a long time after his death. The climate of opinion has changed now, and Ekman's superb edition is a major published event and has been enthusiastically welcomed."--From a lecture, entitled Science and Human Nature, given at Oxford University by Ian McEwan
"Scholarship at its best.... The strength of Darwin's writing still shines through, as well as hes drive to explain the form of each emotional expression.... this new book will be required reading for Darwin scholars of emotion."--Nature


"The appearance of this new edition of Darwin's extraordinary book is a major event in the human sciences."--Steven Pinker


"Darwin's most readable and human book, full of enchanting observations, provocative theories, and remarkable photographs.... This new comprehensive edition of Expression will introduce a new generation of readers to Darwin's masterpiece, undiminished and intensely relevant even 125 years after publication."--Oliver Sacks


"Over many years, while engaged on other work, Darwin was researching the Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, his most extraordinary and approachable book, rich in observed detailed and brilliant speculation, beautifully illustrated--one of the first scientific books to use photographs, including some of his own baby pouting and laughing--and now available in a third edition, prepared and annotated by the great American psychologist of the emotions, Paul Ekman... Darwin's book was out of favour for a long time after his death. The climate of opinion has changed now, and Ekman's superb edition is a major published event and has been enthusiastically welcomed."--From a lecture, entitled Science and Human Nature, given at Oxford University by Ian McEwan


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