From the publisher:
A dazzlingly original analysis of how emotions shape the times we are living in by one of Britain’s most exciting thinkers ‘A masterpiece’ New York Times ‘Insightful and well-written’ Yuval Noah Harari, author of Sapiens How have feelings come to shape the world around us? Why has politics become so fractious and warlike? What might the future hold? In this bold and compelling exploration of our new political reality, William Davies reveals how feelings have come to reshape our world. Drawing on history, philosophy, psychology and economics, Nervous States is an essential guide to the turbulent times we are living through.