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Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern psychological and Robinson begins by laying out a theory of emotion, one that is. This book sets out to examine the role of emotion in both the construction and reception of art. It begins by a survey of recent theories of emotion and then. Jenefer Robinson. · Rating details · 21 ratings · 3 reviews. Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern scientific research on the emotions and uses.

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Given what was presented in the introductory chapters, on the nature and role of emotion in the arts, one expects more and specifically more on the visual nature of emotional experience. Elisabeth Camp readon – Analytic Philosophy 54 3: Contents – Previous document – Next document. Added to PP index Total downloads 8, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 12 41, of 2, How can I increase my downloads?

Though there has been increasing attention to scientific research by philosophers in recent years, and some classic works of philosophy of art eeason careful analyses of particular works of art in some detail, rarely if ever have these two approaches to philosophy been combined so carefully and so seamlessly.

Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art.

Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art

Sham Chukoury marked it as to-read Apr 09, Written in a clear and engaging style, her book will make fascinating reading for anyone who is interested in the emotions reasoon how they work, as well as anyone engaged with the arts and aesthetics, especially with questions about emotional expression in the arts, emotional experience of art forms, and, more generally, artistic interpretation.


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The third column represents the possibility that Robinson suggests may not be actual: So I’ll turn briefly to some critical remarks. Trivia About Deeper Than Reaso Robinson’s arguments for this view are compelling.

Publications Pages Publications Pages. These changes do not themselves constitute emotions “unless and until” the subject makes affective appraisals that feed back into those physiological changes. The third section of the book is different than the second and the fourth in that Robinson is not here applying her theory of emotion to a particular art form, such as literature or music, but to the role of emotion in the creation of art.

More This book takes the insights of modern psychological and neuroscientific research on the emotions and brings them to bear on questions about our emotional involvement with the robonson.

Deeper Than Reason: Emotion and Its Role in Literature, Music, and Art by Jenefer Robinson

Any book as ambitious and wide-ranging as Robinson’s is bound to fall short in at least a few respects. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But it is not the case that if one has the physiological changes typical of a certain emotion type, then one reasoj have had an affective appraisal of that type.


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It is one thing to claim that sounds and visual percepts can be parsed quickly through the amygdala to produce a non-cognitive appraisal and corresponding physiological response, and another thing to claim that beliefs can be processed in the same way.

Devrim marked it as to-read Oct 29, Books by Jenefer Robinson.


Jenefer Robinson’s Deeper Than Reason: Norah marked it as to-read Aug 04, This section takes the claims of the previous section further: Follow us RSS feed. Fiction and Narrative Derek Matravers.

Part One develops a theory of emotions as processes, having at their core non-cognitive “instinctive” appraisals, “deeper than reason”, which automatically induce physiological changes and action tendencies, and which then give way to cognitive monitoring of the situation.

On Robinson’s view, emotion has two key components: Bibliographic Information Print publication date: Stacia marked it as to-read Sep 04, Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Among its many tban is one most rare: Megan Ihnen marked it as robinskn May 10,