Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 September 2016

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199696512

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Emotions, Value, and Agency

Christine Tappolet

  • Offers a clear and detailed defence of the Perceptual Theory of emotions, according to which emotions are perceptual experiences of values.
  • Clarifies the relationship between emotions, on the one hand, and motivation and values, on the other.
  • Proposes a new understanding of how emotions are tied to moral responsibility.
  • Argues that emotions play a crucial role in our grasp of practical reasons, and more generally in human agency.

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