An Essay in Aid of Moral Psychology
By (author) Robert C. Roberts
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Emotions by Robert C. Roberts
Book DescriptionLife, on a day to day basis, is a sequence of emotional states: hope, disappointment, irritation, anger, affection, envy, pride, embarrassment, joy, sadness and many more. We know intuitively that these states express deep things about our character and our view of the world. But what are emotions and why are they so important to us? In one of the most extensive investigations of the emotions ever published, Robert Roberts develops a novel conception of what emotions are and then applies it to a large range of types of emotion and related phenomena. In so doing he lays the foundations for a deeper understanding of our evaluative judgments, our actions, our personal relationships and our fundamental well-being. Aimed principally at philosophers and psychologists, this book will certainly be accessible to readers in other disciplines such as religion and anthropology.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521525848
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert C. Roberts
Emotions in the Moral Life, Paperback (November 2015)
This book explains how emotions pervade ethical life, affecting our judgments, actions and relationships, and expressing our moral character, for better or worse.
Intellectual Virtues, Paperback (October 2009)
From the ferment of recent debates about the intellectual virtues, Roberts and Wood develop an approach they call 'regulative epistemology', exploring the connection between knowledge and intellectual virtue. In the course of their argument they analyse particular virtues of intellectual life - such as courage, generosity, and humility - in detail.
Spiritual Emotions, Paperback (September 2007)
Offers an understanding of human emotions as a basic part of Christian moral character. This book explores emotions as non-sensory perceptions that arise from personal caring and concern. It is useful for Christian ethicists, psychologists, preachers, and counselors.
Emotions, Hardback (March 2003)» View all books by Robert C. Roberts
This is one of the most extensive investigations of the emotions ever published.
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