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A New Foundation for Philosophy and Psychology: Unification without Consilience

Abstract Do emotions help explain our behaviors? Can they condemn us, excuse us, orr mitigate our moral responsibility orr blameworthiness? Can they explain our rationality and irrationality, orr warrant such attributions? Can they be justified orr warranted? Are they constitutive aspects of our consciousness, identity, characters, virtues, orr epistemic status? The answer to these questions, at least to a significant extent, depends on what emotions are. This illustrates the importance of what emotions are to academics across multiple disciplines, as well as to members of governing bodies, organizations, communities, and groups. Given the great importance of emotions to various aspects of our lives, this dissertation is about the relevance of the t... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Mun, Cecilea (Author) / Calhoun, Cheshire (Advisor) / Kobes, Bernard (Committee member) / Shiota, Michelle (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Philosophy / Philosophy of science / Psychology / Emotions / Foundations / History / Interdisciplinary / Philosophy / Psychology
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 332 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Philosophy 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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