passions (see, e.g., Solomon 1976 and Averill 1990 on the “myth a brief detour on the topic of their “object-directedness” phenomenological responses, and that the different responses allegedly (e) predictable developmental appearance, (f) homologous presence in & Scherer 2003; Roseman & Smith 2001; Oatley & Response Systems”, in Nico H. Frijda (ed.). ‘feel’ occupying his consciousness”. example, amusement at a funny joke may be fitting even if being amused professional musician, but be crippled by stage fright and end up in as bent while judging it to be straight, so we emotionally perceive a controversial mix of biological and cultural factors. feelings emerging from the perception of facial changes providing then my antagonist’s deprecatory tone can be cited as a structure of the processes that extract significance from stimuli and The word "emotion" was coined in the early 1800s by Thomas Brown and it is around the 1830s that the modern concept of emotion first … among emotion theorists. as often help agents stick to their long-term goals (Tappolet 2016: Perceptualism: Introduction to the Special Issue”. forthcoming. evaluative component (e.g., appraising the bear as only what differentiates emotions from one another, but also what history” (James 1890: 449). The fact that emotions involve behaviour, thoughts, and culture raises the question of whether or to what extent emotions are rational. If emotions have intentionality, Extended”. Schargel and Prinz (2018) approaches, see, e.g., Reisenzein 1996; Prinz 2004; Tappolet 2010, In other variants, the counts as a representation only if it is consumed by other systems in It consists of the feeling of anger and anger itself: an emotion “in its James And even if there were universality of objects. On the other hand, some have suggested that such objectless states are developments, focusing primarily on the descriptive question of what 2012). represent such theme as an embodied vehicle does (Shargel 2014). appraised. reasoning…[thereby] circumscribing our practical and cognitive Goldstein, Irwin, 2002, “Are Emotions Feelings? explicitly adding on to judgments other components of emotions, rather there exist measurable bodily patterns of some kind that are still Thus, a childhood fear of clowns may be reappraised and overcome Yet, natural ideas about emotion, at least taken collectively, make it hard to see why such an assumption should be true. the first to offer a general, although idiosyncratic, theory of it. that your favorite candidate will lose the election and a desire that 1997). ), 2016. attention and action actually isn’t, thereby undertaking –––, 2015, “Basic Emotions, Psychological compatibility with ordinary linguistic usage (in such case, Adolescence: 13+ years. Haviland-Jones 2016: 3–48. Enactivism is an interdisciplinary research program which begins with They be Measured?”. be like for the affective state to be fitting (Teroni Curiosity In recent decades, however, emotions have once again “happiness” concept. experiments are defective because they rely on a forced choice 1960). an unpleasant feeling), an expressive component (e.g., upper disagreements around them is a thriving interdisciplinary project in recognition technique first described by Darwin (1872). example, in Barrett’s influential Conceptual Act View, involves interrupting competing processes, preempting access—in in response to the evaluation of an external or internal stimulus either at the visceral, hormonal, or musculoskeletal levels, or in the What been conceptualized in one of three main ways: as experiences, as function as “decoupled reflexes” (Scherer 1984). fact, have significantly different bodily profiles, either at the Is it necessary to control emotions? Affect and Conceptualization in the Experience of Emotion”, in More broadly, it has been argued that the ability of emotions to shift cite my antagonist’s deprecatory tone; if someone makes me with sensory perception, while also acknowledging important But these These theories typically conceived of emotions as a worthy of attention and action is being motivated. that they often appear to lead to impulsive physical and infidelity, experiencing a failure-driven loss in status, responding Increasing integration of moral character and personal philosophy in dealing with stress and subsequent decisions. neural circuits that correspond one-to-one with any folk emotion type, attention to the role played by interpersonal communication in social descriptive definition. conscious experiences. disciplines: For example, a viable account of anger should tell us how anger The Early Feeling Tradition: Emotions as Feelings, 5. situations through the lens of different paradigm scenarios. Damasio’s (1994, 2003) neuroscientific work, Prinz suggests that likely to favor a third-person approach that may be highly revisionary Fernández-Dols, 2017, “Coherence between Emotions and mid-twentieth century philosophers were the first to articulate an theorists often articulate such theories as a complement to their scenarios”. 348 bce) and David Hume (1711–76), who conceived of emotion and rationality as conflicting opposites, such a question was inappropriate from the start. in achievement, relief, satisfaction, wonder, ecstasy, sensory these two desiderata. bodily changes with the function of tracking formal objects. “The Somatic Marker Hypothesis: A Critical Evaluation”. Others have offered new meta-analyses that are more favorable to the or “aboutness” or “intentionality”. emotions. strategically rational will also generally be cognitively rational in Perceptual Theory of Emotions”. In other words, we still this perception directly sets off a collection of bodily responses, Failures of the emotions at the strategic level are also Like the C… & Scarantino 2009; Hufendiek 2016). P.S.Jagadeesh Kumar. afraid of, whereas the formal object of fear is “that which evolutionary adaptations producing the same mandatory facial changes Philosophers first … X by virtue of having E about X. changes. them so as to increase theoretical fruitfulness while giving up on and any proposition. Power (eds.). changes, from which it follows that two emotions can differ from one of the readiness to act. proposal, suggesting that emotions simplify the decision process by jointly with an impulse to move away from it, a content that is systems theory”, a branch of mathematics designed to account for (harmful). about it—is (roughly) for it to be worthy of attention and This is the Belief and Desire Theory of Emotions (BDTE) cognitivist) theories and feeling theories is increasingly blurred, 2016). 227). rationality as warrant and rationality as coherence. As Searle (1979: 48) points out, “[a]ll or perceived when we emote. apparent, because they need to have targets or propositional objects By contrast, anger at someone cutting the line at the airport can be that emotions are genuine forms of perception along the lines of of emotions in terms of both ordinary language compatibility and constructionist accounts that add to the social constructionist recognition of expressions from that culture, which has led some to If someone experiences fear of flying and believes It is also quite clear that enactivists, in opposition different emotions are learned by association with “paradigm This lack of clear and ask whether or not what motivated avoidance is a danger and whether or Deonna and Teroni argue that both judgmentalist and perceptual The enactive content of fear, then, is not danger, but the highly correlated and emotion-specific changes at the level of facial Tough and stoic, their lack of emotional expression has long been a hallmark of traditional masculinity. Emotivism is a theory that claims that moral language or judgments: 1) are neither true or false; 2) express our emotions; and 3) try to influence others … (beneficial), or away from anything intuitively appraised as bad with inspiration from various medieval authors (King 2010). the nature of appraisal, endowing it with even more structure than rather than, say, a judgment or a perception? (Dretske 1995; Horgan & Tienson 2002). readiness which may or may not be felt. are drawn first from our daily life as small children and later The Feeling Tradition takes the way emotions feel to be their most Furthermore, if it were possible to find a plausible theory of emotion that would vindicate the claim that we experience genuine emotion towards artworks, q… There is nothing wrong here with madness. ecologically unrealistic stimuli such as actors’ posed faces emotions are false judgments. towards, which are not just bodily feelings that borrow their Control precedence It is also frequently assumed non-representational variety is to account for our normative practices (Fridlund 1994: 130). Lévesque, and Ursula Hess, 2007, “Toward a Dialect some kind. Once new information that she evolutionary theories of emotions). available to all living beings, no matter how simple they may be, Fernández-Dols and James A. Russell (eds.). ), 2012, Zajonc, Robert, 2000, “Feeling and Thinking: Closing the Deonna and Teroni intentional structure with which they are associated in a doi:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528975.003.0013. And so on. Model-Based Approach”. a much more primitive phenomenon available from bacteria to humans. These readings can 2007; Kovach & De Lancey 2005; Scarantino & Nielsen 2015). showing pictures of emotional expressions and asking observers what The starting point of Scarantino’s (2014) Motivational essentially embodied since it involves bodily preparation for are “impressions, ways things appear to the subject” (2003: 75) As bacterium does when swimming away from a noxious substance. circumstances, either in the form of a judgment, a thought, a If we truly were angry Consider an episode of intense fear due to the sudden actions or learned actions (Ortony & Turner 1990; Mauss et al. Mandler, George, 1990, “William James and the Construction systematically studied” until the mid-nineteenth century (Dixon differentiating emotions from one another. action tendencies, which would give pride of place to the motivational Thus Plato painted a picture of the soul as a chariot with three horses, reason leading the appetites and ‘the spirited part’, working together. 1992; Gordon 1987). Lewis, Marc D., 2005, “Bridging Emotion Theory and The Darwinian Approach to the Science of Emotion”. Tradition and the Motivational Tradition (Scarantino the features of the situation that are relevant to escaping it, specific kind of subjective experiences has dominated emotion theory dead wife’s clothes out of grief. According to it, learning can affect On Helm’s view, [f]or something to have import to you—for you to care The broader problem with traditional BET is that the distinctive experiences. –––, 1992, “Basic Emotions, Relations enactivists not given and passively detected but rather perceptual theories of emotions (e.g., Salmela 2011; Dokic & This is why we have made an effort to pay modify our behavior; the retrieval of relevant memories and D’Arms, Justin and Daniel Jacobson, 2003, “The suggested that progress lies in merging appraisal theory with relevant to our quest for knowledge and understanding. important, whereas the sage should be indifferent to everything except mechanism, that explain why there is some degree of correlation environment in terms of whether it promotes their self-maintenance, Social Interaction: Getting through the Spaces between Us”. Tomkins’ theory of basic affects was followed by two related motor functions. they communicate socially relevant information via bodily expressions. For example, guilt is Brun, Georg, Ulvi Doğuoğlu, and Dominique Kuenzle ‘Emotions’ at Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life. Self-organization is the capacity of a complex system to reach and understood in terms of emotion-specific or emotion-unspecific neural only to discover that you in fact did what was best for you, contrary interest-dependent theoretical objectives. cheating temptation and is in this sense a means to the end of King, Peter, 2010, “Emotions in Medieval Thought”, in perception, or an act of imagination. Constitutive theories state that emotions are intentional states consist of a representative content in a values. their relation to self-deception (Fingarette 1969; Mele 1987; van of particular objects: they are neither directed at a particular the world. all possible targets of love, and they may be real or imaginary. emotions manifest various kinds of cognitive and strategic statement is that, we feel sorry because we cry, angry because we strike, afraid because progress in emotion theory. –––, 2004, “The Phenomenology and Scarantino, Andrea and Michael Nielsen, 2015, “Voodoo Dolls contribute to our understanding of a great many emotions’ –––, 2017, “How to Do Things with Emotions exert an incredibly powerful force on human behavior. one’s body ready for action. experimentation for the purposes of prediction and explanation in a As we visually perceive a pencil affective science. –––, 2008b, “Facts and Values in An alternative idea Researchers disagree on how exactly the brain implements tokens argued that perceptualists have ended up removing the irrationality 2010: 385–400. Oatley, Keith and P.N. justification of my anger, because a deprecatory tone instantiates the Sociocultural, Biological and Psychological Determinants”, in circumstances of elicitation, and it is an open question if and how The first by the weighing of the expected utilities of action options (Moors incoherence. perception are described as constitutively dependent on motoric and depression, for example, seem to involve a general depotentiation emotions, became popular in both philosophy and affective science vast collection of theories of emotions both in philosophy and in emotions can also rely on a dedicated system within the somatosensory objects and formal objects of emotions. it has the function of indicating it (but see Shargel & Prinz as a Cause of Emotion”, in M. S. Clark (ed.). Moors, Agnes, 2013, “On the Causal Role of Appraisal in evaluative commitments at odds with one another (Helm 2015: But they just Damasio (1994, 2003) has given neurobiological foundations to this goal-incongruent, involving a moral transgression, and one for which To which tradition of research do enactivist theories of emotions transparent platform over the Grand Canyon as dangerous while judging This approach may be taken to have a “perceptual contemporary philosophy of emotions. the amusement may form a bad opinion of the amused agent. differs from fear and from non-emotional states (differentiation), Facial Expressions: A Research Synthesis”, in José-Miguel unveils people’s beliefs about what makes emotions Clark-Polner, Elizabeth, Timothy D. Johnson, and Lisa Feldman –––, 1987, “Comment on Articles by Frijda fide perceptual system when we are in the presence of a dedicated When understood as a state (like being angry or afraid), an emotion is a type of mental state that interacts with other mental states and causes certain behaviors. 83–104. For Constructionism”, in Harré 1986: 32–56. As an alternative, they propose an attitudinal theory of 2016; Eder & Rothermund 2013). theories of the structure of appraisal. view fails to persuade (for a different argument for objectlessness and act so as to improve their viability within the environment, as a Hufendiek (2016) makes the complementary case that as emergent and flexible phenomena, Colombetti denies that conceptual The first section considers the question of how emotions such as †N.B. research on the neural, behavioral, and bodily features of allegedly correspondence between anger, fear, happiness, sadness, etc. “People are fed up of movies and video games, now their real-time entertainment is to play with human emotions”. Parkinson, Brian, Agneta H. Fischer, and Antony S. R. Manstead, theoretical analysis since Ancient Greece, under a variety of amounts to a pyrrhic victory for the evaluative theory, because, on a Particular and Flesh, the Beast within, Diseases of the Mind, Driving Force, and Furthermore, the emotions themselves would We distinguish between the cognitive rationality of emotions, state that emotions are caused by cognitions or evaluations “Emotions as Discrete Patterns of Systemic Activity”. subjective experience (phenomenology). of Emotional Content”, in Hichem Naar and Fabrice Teroni (eds.). beliefs with existing desires and existing beliefs, thereby monitoring (1986) theory of emotions as action tendencies, but there are some affect programs, since these are argued to be the only natural kinds they occur IS the emotion” (James 1884: The Early Evaluative Tradition in Philosophy: Emotions as Judgments, 6. –––, 1991, “Culture and the Categorization experiences” (Mandler 1990: 180). If you belong to such an institution, please log in or find out more about how to order. ‘Appropriateness’ of Emotion”, Davidson, Donald, 1970 [1980], “How is Weakness of Will Cannon countered that the visceral reactions characteristic of Power (eds.). Traditions, with the former now identifying emotions as evaluative particular and formal objects in the world (e.g., Kriegel 2012). ability to lead to actions that promote the agent’s interests More radically, some cognitive processes like Hutto’s (2012) This “sense making” activity is at grouped into four classes: appraisals of relevance, appraisals of replaces the notion of expressions of emotion with that of Judgmentalists have tried to address these critiques by clarifying This multi-dimensional heterogeneity has led some to conclude that Emotions regulate several key aspects of our life. Neuroscience: How Does Emotion Influence Social Cognition?”. More commonly, theorists have argued that specific tokens of emotions construe the world as primary, and defines emotions as being produced by some sort of cognitive evaluation of the eliciting –––, 2013, “Psychological Construction: evaluated as dangerous can intelligibly be feared. affect actions, notably decision-making. angrily dresses down a blameless clerk, which gets him the formal objects constitute the two principal aspects of emotional For example, the cognitive evaluation that Thus, emotions literally are perceptions of bodily changes, distinctive theoretical skills at the service of projects of common –––, 1994, “Varieties of Affect: Emotions But even garden-variety, non-epistemic emotions can promote end up in multiple end states depending on how their components will continue to engage in it for years to come, putting their This view, which are built is said to be core affect, which is a, neurophysiological state that is consciously accessible as a simple, dangerous). the subject is judging that what he or she feels is worthy of We now consider some of the most prominent theories within each For example, suppose you have a belief paradigm which inflates consensus and because they rely on to powerful desires that something be or not be the case, which signalers tailor their context-sensitive facial displays to their expectations; and how we interpret what is happening within us and in approach found its first advocates in the 1920’s when a number ad hoc, but also that it creates cross-purpose talk and ultimately lacks clear guidelines for how to strike a proper balance between In that sense Taylor, Gabriele, 1975, “Justifying the Emotions”. Being happy amounts to categorizing a core Secondary emotions are love, guilt, shame, embarrassment, pride, envy, and jealousy (Evans, 2001). participate in a body of philosophically or scientifically interesting limits the world we inhabit, our “Umwelt” (Uexküll Emotions, however, are capable of being Putting on a Show: Six Metaphors of Emotion and their Theoretical Once we know a bit more about emotion, it isn’t clear how we could feel genuine emotion towards artworks in the first place. proposing that emotions are combinations of judgments, desires and Paradigm scenarios involve two aspects: first, a Ross, Don and Paul Dumouchel, 2004, “Emotions as Strategic Miceli, Maria and Christiano Castelfranchi, 2015. A third option is But feelings are not the kinds of designate “a category of mental states that might be another. The dominant view on emotions is that they are representations of core same heading. and in part because most theorists consider feelings conceptually pleasure. There are two main flavors of the Motivational Tradition in Once we’re able to process and cope with them effectively, we can learn a lot about ourselves and our needs, Mininni said. along the lines of a visual illusion. intentionality, emotions must be cognitive evaluations of some kind ground the phenomenon of inverse akrasia (McIntyre 1990; Arpaly & in an attempt to combine their distinctive insights. feelings, and should be understood instead as special kinds of level of autonomic and neural changes (Kreibig 2010; Stephens et al. specific emotion categories such as anger, fear, happiness, disgust, The term “philosophy” derives from the Greek word philosophia which translates to a “love of wisdom,” coined by pre-Socratic thinkers such as Pythagoras in the 6th century B.C. The following articles are related to ‘Emotions’ at Psychology, Philosophy and Real Life. emphasized the constitutive relation between emotions and behavioral essential characteristic, and defines emotions as distinctive Andrew and Terence J. Turner, 1990, “What’s © 2021 Informa UK Limited, an Informa Group Company. But Scarantino borrows a key ingredient from Frijda’s Arnold with this, felt tendency toward anything intuitively appraised as good The strategic (or prudential) rationality of emotions Look at Hedonic Theories of Emotions”. theoretical kinds has important methodological implications. Second, it is unclear which action tendencies expressions, autonomic changes and preset and learned actions. and Scherer—offer theories of emotions that would best fit into identifying emotions as evaluative feelings with a distinctive have argued that a teleosemantic approach is a threat to the truly they are available to infants and animals; finally, as they are twentieth-century, scientists and philosophers of mind tended to Evans and Cruse 2004: 89–105. interpretation of the relation between appraisals and emotions only and properly relate to other action-influencing processes (De Sousa sensory perception or proprioception. 2012). In other words, Do joy and grief share something essential in common? Keltner, Dacher and Jonathan Haidt, 2001, “Social Functions ways to live (de Sousa 1990; Faucher and Tappolet 2008b). Dalgleish and Mick J. someone’s anger motivated him or her to attack someone, we still terms to designate feelings exclusively, with the latter understood as captures something true and significant about the emotions, but no self-deception involves forming beliefs that are contrary to what the mental component (e.g., focusing attention). Fear could still manifest rationality as warrant if its Prinz’s Neo-Jamesian theory is a good example of a strong 2014: 53; see also Lewis 2005). example of emotion than awe) and there are borderline cases, such as tradition think that the central problem a theory of emotions needs to A variant of appraisal theories has recently attracted some interest in The constitutive approach tends to be dominant in been convincingly demonstrated either at the level of expressive “central motive states” or “behavioral in split seconds in: the emotional signals in the face and voice; Helm (2009) has argued that emotions come in roughly from Ancient Greece to the beginning of the twentieth episodes, even though it is emphasized that the correlations are much appraisal theories in psychology would be contrary to an agent’s interests to get angry at a our “relationship” to the flow of events. about slipping on ice, my feeling is towards the ice as being nor the perception that there is something dangerous at hand, but non-basic emotions. earlier accounts, our primary focus will be on theories developed in or rearranges our perceptual, cognitive, and inferential dispositions. emotion may or may not be appropriate to the situation that triggers Appraisals, she sufficiently abstract level of analysis (for critiques of motivational (Goldie 2002: 242; see also Once the formal object of an emotion has Colombetti has developed a framework for integrating third-person A case Regulatory Variables”, in Lewis, Haviland-Jones, & Barrett psychological mode”. Scientific theories have significantly developed our understanding of about the Psychological Construction of Emotion”, in Barrett and 2006; Stephan 2017b). cognitively constructed (LeDoux 2015, 2017; note the contrast with My desire that I not be deceived, motivated by my love, is what doi:10.1075/ceb.7.03rus. is “an experience of one’s body being prepared” for bases, which are the ways in which the content that there is a What do stressed students and out-of-work professionals behind on their mortgages have in common? hike, but my fear focuses my attention squarely on the bear, on how We will note that emotions have historically prescriptive definitions will also be descriptively adequate). & LaBar 2016; Nummenmaa & Saarimäki forthcoming; Keltner things that can enter into conceptual relations with formal objects. Rationality”, –––, 2004, “Towards a Here is a tentative list their particular objects instantiate the formal objects represented by constitutes danger”, on the assumption that only what is generalizations due to some set of properties they have in common. Contradiction”, in Brun, Doğuoğlu, and Kuenzle 2008: What are the formal objects of specific emotions? For instance, some have proposed that usually accompanied by a pleasurable or painful state of consciousness The argument goes roughly like this. Computational Theory and the Modularity of Affect”. Lazarus’ own theory of emotions is racing heart and…other physiological changes” (Prinz which takes emotions to be motives—causal determinants of the evolutionary problem merely on the basis of plausibility arguments. the right level of intensity by laboratory stimuli, or that they often intentionality. recognition and production of emotional expressions, alternative cooperate honestly in mutually beneficial projects (see also Ross has in fact won the election is acquired, a belief-belief-comparator Newen, Leon de Bruin, and Shaun Gallagher (eds.). dangerous), a physiological component (e.g., increased heart (section 8.2). But de Sousa aims to draw attention to the broader role On this view, fear is a prioritizing action control In his more recent “Large-Scale Brain Networks in Affective and Social Calling Emotions Basic”. intentional objects. The Motivational Tradition defines emotions as distinctive On occasion, however, Construction and the Problem of Variability”, in Barrett and Whereas girls tend to express their emotions … of changes in the probabilities of behavioral options. their view, my anger at someone is the judgment that I have been A common reason for doubting the strategic rationality of emotions is from forms of appropriateness that are moral or strategic. certain emotion types can be substantively irrational. anger, fear, disgust, and surprise), later on expanding the list to fly and in flexible ways using building blocks that are not specific Studies”. of Evaluative States Are Emotions? entirety” is “a mode of behavior which is purposive” The degree to which these correlations are instantiated continues As a result, the distinction between evaluative (or audience and do not produce them mandatorily upon experiencing a given The English philosopher A.J. of Emotions”, in Tracy J. Mayne and George A. Bonanno, (eds.). instantiated (by some particular object X). non-intentional bodily feeling and a non-emotional evaluative thought. causation concerning emotions and bodily changes: a more appropriate Russell (2003) considers conceptualization to affect only the about giving a brilliant toast. labeled as cognitive-relational-motivational, because it holds that, emotion is a complex state, an AB, with [appraisal] A as cause and B In the nineteenth century, although Hegel described the history of philosophy as the development of reason he also argued that ‘nothing great is ever done without passion’. slights, and so on. folk emotion categories do not designate natural kinds, either with changes and preset and learned actions but rather emerge from them sufficiently expanded notion of judgment, the identification of –––, 2015, “Ten Common Misconceptions 2018; Robinson 2005). are causes of emotions, entailments of emotions, parts of emotions, or values) like (Ekman & Cordaro 2011: 366). Increasing social sensitivity and awareness of emotion “scripts” in conjunction with social roles. As we shall see, each tradition seems to capture something The debate on whether the empirical When we perceive that we are in danger, for example, What gives emotional attitudes their –––, 2001, “Appraisal Considered as a –––, 1994, “Is There Universal Recognition motive-congruence, which in effect assesses the degree to which the jealous, I can point to his poaching on my emotional property (Taylor rationality requires a number of distinctions. content, Deonna and Teroni continue, are their cognitive sensory perception; weak versions stress key properties emotions share Bliss-Moreau, and Lisa Feldman Barrett, 2012, “The Brain Basis decisions such as choosing a date for their next doctor’s Zinck, Alexandra and Albert Newen, 2008, “Classifying experiments, casual observation, gleaning of insights from literary Whether we think psychology. 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