A Townsend Center Working Group focusing on emerging methods in the study of history of emotions across disciplines.
The recent efflorescence of novel approaches to the history of emotions has led observers to suggest an emotional turn in scholarship. Reassessing interior states conventionally assumed to be hardwired and intrinsic to human nature, the history of emotions insists on their contingency and social transience.
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Reading Kautilya's Arthaśāstra (4th BCE), Machiavelli's The Prince (1532) in light of labor, philosophy, and social change
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