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The modularity of emotions

Luc Faucher

The modularity of emotions

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Published by University of Calgary Press in Calgary, Alta., Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emotions (Philosophy),
  • Modularity (Psychology)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Luc Faucher and Christine Tappolet
    SeriesCanadian journal of philosophy -- 32
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB105.E46 M63 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 288 p. :
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24912720M
    ISBN 100919491324
    ISBN 109780919491328
    LC Control Number2008378990
    OCLC/WorldCa181078374

    Exactly how the human mind does this is not known, but it is believed that when you encounter a situation or problem, many different cognitive modules are activated at the same time, and the mind selects those most useful for understanding a new situation or solving a new problem. This is one of the first books that offers specific emotion-focused strategies for children and adolescents. I once lived in an apartment building of low-income families. A number of novel proposals are made in the course of these discussions, one of which is that creative human thought depends upon a prior kind of creativity of action. Sankowski, "Responsibility of persons for their emotions," Canadian Journal of'Philosophy, 7pp.

    You can follow the plan and you will have a lovely The modularity of emotions book like a helicopter, or a car. Lego sets come with or so bricks and a plan. In this article, I explore the presuppositions of the emerging consensus that emotions contribute positively to human practical rationality and that, as a result, our norms of rationality need revision. O Rorty eds. A drunken driver who causes a fatal accident and a drug-addicted person who steals in order to have money for drugs are examples of such cases. While the point of the first stage is to prime us for a quick behavioral response, the point of the second stage is to promote further reflection which improves and corrects the initial, indiscriminate appraisal of the situation.

    Perceptions, unlike emotions, do not move us to seek out reasons that bear our empirical beliefs about the world. This distracts readers and leads them to fetishize resentment and ignore the other emotions. However, the point of such emotions is not to be rational, but is rather to disregard the truth in favor of untruths and half-truths that are more desirable. See also W.


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The modularity of emotions by Luc Faucher Download PDF Ebook

Similarly, to display vice is to depart from the proper response; it is to show either The modularity of emotions book or deficiency in our emotional and behavioral responses. On the opposite side, we may describe Bill Clinton as a kind person, since he has a very positive attitude toward every woman.

The presence of conflict between the intellectual and emotional systems is frequently useful from a moral viewpoint, since it indicates a moral predicament to which we should pay attention. To shape our character properly is partially our responsibility, but is neither entirely nor directly under our control.

See also J. I made one overall map based on all of the data Figure 2as well as maps associated with each book. Free choice entails an intellectual deliberation in which alternatives are considered and the The modularity of emotions book one The modularity of emotions book chosen.

One is to argue for massive mental modularity. However, the fact that we do not typically rest content with forming our beliefs on the basis of such pro tempore reasons is supposed to show something significant about emotions and ourselves.

Conceming the first difficulty, I have argued that we do have some kind of responsibility over our emotions. Either way, contrary to the Perceptual Model, the evidence could only ever be those objective properties of the emotion's intentional object, such as the ferociousness of the claws or sharpness of the teeth, that constitute or explain the relevant value.

In this approach, the particularized self is of no lesser moral significance than the abstract general self assumed by some impartialist approaches to morality; sensitivity to particular differences, care and concern for individual persons are as central to morality as general principles.

And the discriminative, partial nature of emotions has been perceivedto be incompatible with the more egalitanan and impartial nature of moral principles. It can be done by changing ourselves or our environment. Such people cannot have any feeling toward their children or others; they have to convince themselves or remind themselves to behave morally as they cannot do so out of compassion or friendship.

However, happiness cannot be achieved by ignoring others. Solomon Oxford University Press, Thus, cognitive modules can be a cause of both ethical and unethical behaviour.

Once we are clear about the presuppositions of the pro-emotion consensus, it becomes apparent that we need more empirical research exploring the scope of strategies for effective emotional regulation, transformation, and control and that the new consensus will be entrenched or lost on the basis of such work.

Along these lines, Ferguson argues: "As jealousy is often the most watchful guardian of chastity, so malice of often the quickest to spy the failings of our neighbour. Appending an asterisk to a search query returns every passage in which at least one word that begins with the word stem occurs.

We do not invoke emotions by a deliberate, purposive decision. Ilere we assign indirect responsibility. A morally acceptable form of patriotism, similar to the morally acceptable form of love or family loyalty, is feasibic.

Holding a certain value emotionally is necessary for adopting that value as central to us. Taking care of another person with sympathy and compassion can reveal our evaluation of the person to ourselves and to the person himself Sometimes we do not know how much we care for someone until emotions such as jealousy, fear, or compassion are generated.

The Psychological Construction of Emotion presents an exciting and compelling alternative.

Feeling and representing: Computational theory and the modularity of affect

Our moral strength is often measured by the types of emotional resistance we have against wrongdoing. Mental health workers who focus on youth and teachers. In contrast, a "basic emotions" researcher would say that the person first sees the snake, and this sensory input triggers a dedicated "fear circuit" in The modularity of emotions book brain.

The triggering of these responses involves a modular system of stimulus appraisal, whose evoluations may conflict with those of higher-level cognitive processes. One may be angry at one's boss, but take the anger out on one's family.

Some scholars argue that God acts in this way: in a cold and calculated manner, The modularity of emotions book, and only as reason directs. Those who consider this difficulty to be unresolvable believe that emotions impede moral behavior.The Psychological Construction of Emotion.

Edited by Lisa Feldman Barrett and James A. Russell. This academic volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on emotions as constructed events rather than fixed, essential entities. Modularity is a concept central to cognitive science, and Fodor's analysis of cognitive modularity in his book The Modularity Of Mind has been widely influential - but also widely misunderstood.

So How Does the Mind Work? STEVEN PINKER Abstract: In my book How the Mind Works, I defended the theory that the human mind is a naturally selected system of organs of computation. Jerry Fodor claims that ‘the mind doesn’t work that way’ (in a book with that title) because (1) Turing.Oct 28,  · Pdf Dame Philosophical Reviews is an electronic, The book focuses on how exactly emotions contribute to our cognitive success, and therefore, what precisely is the positive epistemic value of emotions.

The Modularity of Emotions, ed. Luc Faucher and Christine Tappolet (University of Calgary Press, ), Self-conscious emotions. The beginning of research into moral emotion within psychology, had a central focus on the self-conscious emotions of shame, guilt, and empathy (Haidt, ).

This could be due to most westernised researchers’ indicating these as the .Evolution favors non-modular solutions. From How Emotions Are Made. Jump to: navigation, ebook. (an arrangement called "modularity"). Even systems that begin as modular rapidly evolve into a non-modular solution, a description that fits the theory of constructed emotion.