Special Issue of Osiris: History of Science and the Emotions

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A new special issue of Osiris on History of Science and the Emotions is now available online. The volume, edited by Otniel E. Dror, Bettina Hitzer, Anja Laukötter, and Pilar León-Sanz, contains a number of articles separated into three categories: Situating Emotions, Emotions into Practice, and New Emotions-New Knowledge-New Subjectivities.

The special issue can be accessed here.

An Introduction to History of Science and the Emotions
Otniel E. Dror, Bettina Hitzer, Anja Laukötter, and Pilar León-Sanz

Situating Emotions

Medieval Sciences of Emotions during the Eleventh to Thirteenth Centuries: An Intellectual History
Damien Boquet and Piroska Nagy

 

A Moving Soul: Emotions in Late Medieval Medicine
Naama Cohen-Hanegbi

 

The Feeling Body and Its Diseases: How Cancer Went Psychosomatic in Twentieth-Century Germany
Bettina Hitzer and Pilar León-Sanz

 

Mother Love and Mental Illness: An Emotional History
Anne Harrington

Emotions into Practice

Affected Doctors: Dead Bodies and Affective and Professional Cultures in Early Modern European Anatomy
Rafael Mandressi

 

Pain as Practice in Paolo Mantegazza’s Science of Emotions
Dolores Martín Moruno

 

Tempering Madness: Emil Kraepelin’s Research on Affective Disorders
Eric J. Engstrom

 

How Films Entered the Classroom: The Sciences and the Emotional Education of Youth through Health Education Films in the United States and Germany, 1910–30
Anja Laukötter

New Emotions–New Knowledge–New Subjectivities

The Intimate Geographies of Panic Disorder: Parsing Anxiety through Psychopharmacological Dissection
Felicity Callard

 

Cold War “Super-Pleasure”: Insatiability, Self-Stimulation, and the Postwar Brain
Otniel E. Dror
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