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The Rationality of the Emotions (1977)

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/10.1093/0195145496.003.0003
 The Rationality of the Emotions (1977)

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There are several important senses in which emotions can be said to be rational (as opposed to nonrational). First and foremost, they involve concepts and can be more or less appropriate to their objects and circumstances.

Keywords: feelings; irrationality; rationality of emotions; rationality

Chapter.  4276 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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