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Passionate Engines: What Emotions Reveal about the Mind and Artificial Intelligence

Craig DeLancey

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142716
eISBN:
9780199833153
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142713.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Passionate Engines shows that our best understanding of emotion has important implications for understanding intentionality, rationality, phenomenal consciousness, artificial ... More


The Development of Identity Theory

Peter J. Burke and Jan E. Stets

in Identity Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195388275
eISBN:
9780199943937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388275.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter summarizes identity theory in its more general formulation as it is viewed in the work of several modern researchers. It begins by identifying the symbolic interaction roots of identity ... More


Introduction: The Affect Program Theory of Emotions

Craig Delancey

in Passionate Engines: What Emotions Reveal about the Mind and Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142716
eISBN:
9780199833153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142713.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The chapter develops a taxonomy of emotions and other affects and introduces and defends a version of the affect program theory. A general and primitive notion of affect as a motivational state is ... More


The Case Against Cognitivism

Craig Delancey

in Passionate Engines: What Emotions Reveal about the Mind and Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142716
eISBN:
9780199833153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142713.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Cognitive theories of emotions are criticized. Cognitivism is shown to have two forms: reductive and doxastic. Each is found inconsistent with a range of important scientific findings about affects. ... More


Social Constructionism and the Contribution of Culture to Emotion

Craig Delancey

in Passionate Engines: What Emotions Reveal about the Mind and Artificial Intelligence

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195142716
eISBN:
9780199833153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195142713.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Social constructionism about emotions is the view that emotions are socially constructed entities. I defend the view that some emotions are pancultural and inherited capabilities against social ... More


Thinking through feeling: critical theory and the affective turn

Simon Mussell

in Critical Theory and Feeling: The Affective Politics of the Early Frankfurt School

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526105707
eISBN:
9781526132253
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105707.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Chapter 1 sets out the theoretical terrain on which the wider project is based. It begins by revisiting some of the founding tenets of critical theory in the context of the establishment of the ... More


Spinoza's Causal Theory of the Affects

Donald Davidson

in Truth, Language, and History: Philosophical Essays Volume 5

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780198237570
eISBN:
9780191602610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019823757X.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This essay explores the difficulty of reconciling Spinoza’s ontological monism; his thesis that mind and body, extension and thought, are two different and mutually irreducible way of describing the ... More


The Turn to Affect and the Problem of Judgment: Making Political Sense of the Nonconceptual

Linda M. G. Zerilli

in A Democratic Theory of Judgment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226397849
eISBN:
9780226398037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226398037.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter explores what the historian of science Ruth Leys has decried as the “nonintentionalism” of affect theory and its implications for critical feminist practices of judgment. To insist, as ... More


Spaces of Feeling: Affect and Awareness in Modernist Literature

Marta Figlerowicz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714221
eISBN:
9781501714245
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714221.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Can other people notice our affects more easily than we do? Spaces of Feeling examines modernist novels and poems that treat this possibility as electrifying, as well as deeply disturbing. Their ... More


Bloom-Space of Theory: The Pleasure and the Bliss of Gerty MacDowell

Maria-Daniella Dick

in Modernism and Affect

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748693252
eISBN:
9781474412346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693252.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a critique of affect theorists’ attempts to situate the novelty of their discourse in its separation from poststructuralist linguistic philosophies, a separation that takes the ... More


Introduction

Marta Figlerowicz

in Spaces of Feeling: Affect and Awareness in Modernist Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714221
eISBN:
9781501714245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714221.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction lays out this book’s methodology and main thesis. Spaces of Feeling takes modernist poems and novels as illustrations of an attitude toward affective awareness that has become lost ... More


Charles Darwin’s Affect Theory

Rachel Ablow

in Victorian Pain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174464
eISBN:
9781400885176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174464.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers how Charles Darwin's meditations on pain complicate the optimism not just of his own historical moment but of some of the recent affect theory that claims to depend on his ... More


Decentering Sex: Reflections on Freud, Foucault, and Subjectivity in Intellectual History

Tracie Matysik

in Rethinking Modern European Intellectual History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199769230
eISBN:
9780199388875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769230.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, European Modern History

This chapter examines theoretical and academic literature situated at the intersection of European intellectual history and the history of sexuality. It suggests that the twentieth century in ... More


Conclusion

Marta Figlerowicz

in Spaces of Feeling: Affect and Awareness in Modernist Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501714221
eISBN:
9781501714245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714221.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The conclusion presents some larger questions and opportunities raised by this argument. Spaces of Feeling revisits relatively old-fashioned subjective aspirations toward social exemplarity, ... More


American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

Paul Hurh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791144
eISBN:
9780804794510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791144.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

American Terror interrogates the origins, contexts, and significance of the distinctive tone of terror within a major strain of early and nineteenth-century American literature. Contrary to critical ... More


Consumer Behavior, Culture, and Emotion

Jeanne L. Tsai, Louise Chim, and Tamara Sims

in Handbook of Culture and Consumer Behavior

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199388516
eISBN:
9780190228347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388516.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Emotion plays an important role in decision making and consumer behavior, and culture shapes different aspects of emotion. In the last decade, there has been extensive research on how individuals ... More


The Madness of Holy Saturday: Bipolar Temporality and the Queerdom of Heaven on Earth

Karen Bray

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter makes queer and feminist interventions in contemporary political theology. It uncovers the temporalities and affects nurtured by the eschatological and counter-eschatological ... More


Introduction: Reopening Darkness

Paul hurh

in American Terror: The Feeling of Thinking in Edwards, Poe, and Melville

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780804791144
eISBN:
9780804794510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804791144.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The introduction lays out the problem of American literature’s terror by reviewing its critical history, defining it against related terms like horror and the sublime, and fitting it within the ... More


Animals, Affect, and the Formation of Liberal Subjectivity

Emily Dickinson

in Animalia Americana: Animal Representations and Biopolitical Subjectivity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231161237
eISBN:
9780231531948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231161237.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines how the scene of bestiality gets rewritten as one of “puppy love” with the rise of sentimentalism in the nineteenth century and its permutations in the twentieth century. In ... More


Reconstructing Damon: Music, Wisdom Teaching, and Politics in Perikles' Athens

Robert W. Wallace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199685738
eISBN:
9780191782985
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685738.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This book studies Damon, fifth-century Athens’ most important music theorist and the teacher and political counsellor of Perikles. Sometimes considered a sophist (a term challenged here), Damon first ... More


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