In Defense of Shame

John Sabini and Maury Silver

in Emotion, Character, and Responsibility

Published in print October 1998 | ISBN: 9780195121674
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199846931 | DOI:
In Defense of Shame

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This chapter talks about shame and guilt as emotions directly involved in a moral or aesthetic appraisal of the self. It discusses these emotions, which all flow from the recognition that one has strayed.

Keywords: shame; guilt; aesthetic appraisal

Chapter.  7585 words. 

Subjects: Social Psychology

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