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Not Passion's SlaveEmotions and Choice$
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Robert Solomon

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780195145496

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0195145496.001.0001

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Emotions and Choice (1973)

Emotions and Choice (1973)

(p.3) 1 Emotions and Choice (1973)
Not Passion's Slave

Robert C. Solomon

Oxford University Press

Emotions are evaluative judgments, not feelings. We can and do use our emotions to manipulate other people. Emotions are, to an unacknowledged extent, matters of choice and do not merely happen to us.

Keywords:   anger, choice, emotions, intentionality, irrationality, judgment, purposiveness

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