Posts Tagged ‘Emotions’

Don’t Knock My Fictional Feelings!

The old man had been on the sea for days; the marlin pulled his small boat hour after hour. My mouth was dry, nearly salty. I felt the weight of isolation–the weight of being on a vast ocean that is void of another human form. Ernest Hemmingway tossed me into the skiff and sent it to sea. Fiction...
July 20th, 2010 | Art & Literature, Education, Media, Philosophy | Read More

Our Turn Inward: Emotionalism

While some economic theorists take notice of class distinctions and their impact on quality of life, few choose to go deeper by asking such questions as “how does capitalism shape our feelings?” Eva Illouz does just this by bringing abstract economic theory to the realm of the personal. Illouz acknowledges...
June 28th, 2010 | Culture | Read More