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Emotions and Choice (1973)

Robert C. Solomon

in Not Passion's Slave

Published in print February 2003 | ISBN: 9780195145496
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833726 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195145496.003.0001
 Emotions and Choice (1973)

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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

Chapter.  11772 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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