Robert Solomon

Robert Solomon

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At the outset of my journey into the emotions I touched on some of the ideas of Professor Robert Solomon. I was sad to hear last week that Professor Solomon has passed away. Professor Solomon’s philosophical work on the emotions has had a great influence on me. My interest was fired by a series of lectures Professor Solomon recorded for The Teaching Company. Although I never met him, it is clear from these that, amongst his other talents, he was an inspirational teacher. He will be sorely missed.

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Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and the author of PsyBlog and His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". You can follow PsyBlog by email, by RSS feed, on Twitter and Google+.

Published: 9 January 2007

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