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Philosophy of Emotions

Philosophy of Emotions

Edited by Peter A. French and Howard K. Wettstein

Although generally philosophers have put a high valuation on reason, increasingly the role of emotions in motivating action is being recognized. The essays in this volume explore the emotions from a variety of perspectives, ranging from Aristotelian views of the passions to the new findings of cognitive science, and from such diverse starting points as medieval literature and recent psychological studies.

Contributors: Felicia Ackerman, Peggy DesAutels, Ronald de Sousa, Marilyn Friedman, Heather Gert, Steven Horst, John Morreall, Jerome Neu, Nel Noddings, Am&#233lie Oksenberg Rorty, David Rosenthal, Nancy Sherman, Michael Slote, Robert Solomon, and Margaret Urban Walker.

ISBN: 978-0-268-01444-5
320 pages
Publication Year: 1998

Peter A. French holds the Cole Chair in Ethics at the University of South Florida and is author of Responsibility Matters (1992).

Howard K. Wettstein is Chair and Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside and author of Has Semantics Rested on a Mistake? and other Essays (1992).

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Philosophy of Emotions


Edited by Peter A. French and Howard K. Wettstein

 Philosophy of Emotions
Paper Edition

Although generally philosophers have put a high valuation on reason, increasingly the role of emotions in motivating action is being recognized. The essays in this volume explore the emotions from a variety of perspectives, ranging from Aristotelian views of the passions to the new findings of cognitive science, and from such diverse starting points as medieval literature and recent psychological studies.

Contributors: Felicia Ackerman, Peggy DesAutels, Ronald de Sousa, Marilyn Friedman, Heather Gert, Steven Horst, John Morreall, Jerome Neu, Nel Noddings, Am&#233lie Oksenberg Rorty, David Rosenthal, Nancy Sherman, Michael Slote, Robert Solomon, and Margaret Urban Walker.

ISBN: 978-0-268-01444-5

320 pages

Midwest Studies in Philosophy