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Author Tomkins, Silvan S. (Silvan Solomon), 1911-

Title Exploring affect : the selected writings of Silvan S. Tomkins / edited by E. Virginia Demos.

Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press ; Paris : Editions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  152.4 TOMK    AVAILABLE
Physical description xix, 516 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in emotion and social interaction
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 493-500) and indexes.
Contents Foreword / Irving Alexander -- Introduction / M. Brewster Smith -- An affect revolution: Silvan Tomkins's affect theory / E. Virginia Demos -- Selections by Silvan S. Tomkins. The quest for primary motives: Biography and autobiography of an idea. Evolution of the affect system. Role of the specific affects. Modifications in the theory - 1978 -- Ideology as part of the Tomkins legacy / Irving Alexander -- Selections by Silvan S. Tomkins. Ideology and affect. The socialization of affect and the resultant ideo-affective postures which evoke resonance to the ideological polarity. Commentary: The ideology of research strategies -- Silvan Tomkins and facial expression / Paul Ekman -- Selections by Silvan S. Tomkins. What and where are the primary affects? Some evidence for a theory / Silvan S. (Silvan Solomon) Tomkins and Robert McCarter. The phantasy behind the face. The role of facial response in the experience of emotion: A reply to Tourangeau and Ellsworth.
Inverse archaeology: Facial affect and the interfaces of scripts within and between persons -- Silvan Tomkins's legacy: A grand theory of personality / Rae Carlson -- Selections by Silvan S. Tomkins. The rise, fall, and resurrection of the study of personality. Script theory. Revisions in script theory - 1990. The varieties of shame and its magnification -- The larger context: Silvan Tomkins's human being theory / E. Virginia Demos -- Selections by Silvan S. Tomkins. The cognitive system. Simulation of personality: The interrelationships between affect, memory, thinking, perception, and action. Personality theory and social science -- A complete annotated bibliography of Silvan S. Tomkins's writings.
Other author Demos, E. Virginia.
Subject Affect (Psychology)
ISBN 0521443717 (hardback)
0521448328 (pbk.)
2735105946 (hardback : France only)