Emotion and Value

Emotion and Value

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ISBN-13: 9780199686094
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/06/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Sabine Roeser is professor of ethics at the philosophy Department of the University of Delft, The Netherlands, where she holds a distinguished Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Chair. She is head of a research group on 'Moral Emotions and Risk Politics'. Her research has been funded by several major grants from the Dutch science foundation NWO, and she publishes on ethics, emotions, and risk. She is author of the monograph Moral Emotions and Intuitions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).

Cain Todd has been Lecturer in Philosophy at Lancaster University since completing his PhD in philosophy at the University of Cambridge in 2003. He has held visiting positions at the University of Geneva and the Institut Jean Nicod, and from 2011 to 2013 he was co-leader of the project 'Imagination, Emotion, and Value' funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. His main research areas are aesthetics, philosophy of mind, and value theory, and in addition to publishing a number of articles in these areas he is the author of The Philosophy of Wine: a case of truth, beauty, and intoxication (Acumen Press, 2010).

Table of Contents

1. Emotion and Value: Introduction, Sabine Roeser and Cain Todd
Part I. Emotion and the Nature of Value
2. In what Sense are Emotions Evaluations?, Julien Deonna and Fabrice Teroni
3. Evaluative Phenomenology, Michelle Montague
4. Emotion, Attention, and the Nature of Value, Michael Brady
5. Emotions as Unitary States, Jonathan Dancy
6. Relatively Fitting Emotions and Apparently Objective Values, Cain Todd
Part II. Emotion, Evaluation, and Justification
7. Emotion, Evaluative Perception, and Epistemic Justification, Adam Pelser
8. Why Recalcitrant Emotions Are Not Irrational, Sabine Doring
9. Surprise, Adam Morton
10. Emotions Fit for Fictions, Greg Currie
Part III. Emotion, Value and the Self
11. Emotional Self-trust, Linda Zagzebski
12. Self-empathy and Moral Repair, Nancy Sherman
13. Emotions and the Virtues of Self-understanding, Michael Lacewing
14. Emotion and Agency, Jan Slaby and Philipp Wuschner
15. Evaluating Existential Despair, Matthew Ratcliffe

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