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On Physiology and Feelings (1976)

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/10.1093/0195145496.003.0002
 On Physiology and Feelings (1976)

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Emotions are not physiological phenomena, as William James argued, nor are they feelings. Physiology and feelings turn out to be quite secondary features of emotion, effects and not essential.

Keywords: dispositional concepts; episodic concepts; feelings; William James; neurology; physiology

Chapter.  4657 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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