Skip to main content
×
Home
    • Aa
    • Aa

Emotions: Rationality Without Cognitivism

  • Stanley G. Clarke (a1)
Abstract

In the aftermath of emotivism and behaviourism, cognitivist theories of emotion became current in both philosophy and psychology. These theories, though varied, have in common that emotions require propositional attitudes such as beliefs or evaluations. Accordingly, cognitivist theories characterize emotions themselves with features of such attitudes, including syntax, semantic meaning, and justifiability.

Copyright
Linked references
Hide All

This list contains references from the content that can be linked to their source. For a full set of references and notes please see the PDF or HTML where available.

R. B. Zajonc , “Feeling and Thinking: Preferences Need no Inferences”, American Psychologist 35 (1980).

W. R. Kunst-Wilson and R. B. Zajonc , “Affective Discrimination of Stimuli that Cannot be Recognized”, Science 207 (1980).

R. de Sousa , “The Rationality of Emotions”, Dialogue 18 (1979)

S. Schachter and J. E. Singer , “Cognitive, Social, and Physiological Determinants of Emotional State”, Psychological Review 69 (1962).

Z. W. Pylyshyn , “Computation and Cognition: Issues in the Foundation of Cognitive Science”, The Behavioural and Brain Sciences 3 (1980), 127.

Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review / Revue canadienne de philosophie
  • ISSN: 0012-2173
  • EISSN: 1759-0949
  • URL: /core/journals/dialogue-canadian-philosophical-review-revue-canadienne-de-philosophie
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×