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Emotion and Value

Sabine Roeser and Cain Todd


This book is about the various important connections that exist between emotion and value. The introduction provides an overview of the field in general and draws attention to important themes that run throughout all the contributions, including: the evaluative nature of emotional experience; its role in constituting and disclosing various values concerning the world and the self; its epistemic credentials in grounding evaluative thought and knowledge; its role in practical rationality. The book is divided into three parts. Part I collects together several chapters connected broadly by their c ... More

Keywords: emotion, value, rationality, experience, epistemic justification, well-being, self-knowledge

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Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199686094
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686094.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sabine Roeser, editor
Delft University of Technology

Cain Todd, editor
Lancaster University

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1 Emotion and Value

Sabine Roeser and Cain Todd

Part I Emotion and the Nature of Value

2 In What Sense Are Emotions Evaluations?

Julien A. Deonna and Fabrice Teroni

3 Evaluative Phenomenology

Michelle Montague

Part II Emotion, Evaluation, and Justification

9 Surprise

Adam Morton

Part III Emotion, Value, and the Self

11 Emotional Self-Trust

Linda Zagzebski

14 Emotion and Agency

Jan Slaby and Philipp Wüschner

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