Knowing Emotions: Truthfulness and Recognition in Affective Experience

Knowing Emotions: Truthfulness and Recognition in Affective Experience

by Rick Anthony Furtak


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190492045
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2018
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 5.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Rick Anthony Furtak is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Colorado College, where he has taught for over twelve years. His research focuses on philosophy of emotions and existential thought. He is also a poet and translator.

Table of Contents


Part One: The Rational and the Passionate
1. The Intelligence of Emotions: Differing Schools of Thought
2. What the Empirical Evidence Suggests

Part Two: On Reasonable Feelings and Embodied Cognition
3. Feeling Apprehensive
4. Emotions as Felt Recognitions

Part Three: The Reasons of the Heart
5. On the Emotional A Priori
6. Love's Knowledge; or, The Significance of What We Care About
7. Attunement and Perspectival Truth

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