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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Brady, Michael S.
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael S Brady
|ISBN:||9780191508738 019150873X 9780191765681 0191765686|
|Description:||1 online resource.|
|Contents:||Towards the perceptual model : A platitude about emotion ; Emotion, attention, and salience ; Emotion and evaluation ; Theories of emotion : Desire theories; Judgementalism; Other cognitive theories --
The perceptual model : Similarities between emotional and perceptual experience ; Literal vs non-literal versions of the perceptual model : Literal versions of the perceptual model; Non-literal versions of the perceptual model; Which version of the perceptual model should we prefer? ; Emotional experiences as reasons to believe ; A direct realist epistemology for emotion? --
Against the perceptual model ; Argument against the "default" view ; Emotion and attention revisited ; An emotional solution to an emotional problem ; Why emotion is helpful for reappraisal ; Against the perceptual model --
Emotion and understanding : In defence of the perceptual model ; A further argument against the perceptual model ; Emotional experiences as proxy reasons ; Emotion and understanding ; Understanding as our ultimate epistemic goal ; How emotions facilitate understanding ; Emotions and self-understanding --
Emotion, attention, and virtue : Emotion, attention, and reflection : Problems with emotional persistence; Problems of dissociation between emotion and reflection; Problems with emotional focus ; Virtuous habits of attention ; Virtue and understanding : Problems with emotional persistence; Problems of dissociation between emotion and reflection; Problems with emotional focus and distraction ; Does the virtuous person trust her emotional responses?
|Responsibility:||Michael S. Brady.|
What makes this book so important and timely is its penetrating critique of a popular, attractive idea that emotions are normatively similar to perceptual experience in virtue of being