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 Ambiguity, Ambivalence, and Boundaries

Adam B. Seligman, Robert P. Weller, Michael J. Puett, and Bennett Simon

in Ritual and Its Consequences: An Essay on the Limits of Sincerity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336009
eISBN:
9780199868933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336009.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter turns to the capacities of the human mind that allow for the construction of the “as if” world of ritual, and begins to explore the ways such worlds allow us to deal with ambiguities and ... More


Emotional behaviour and the scope of belief-desire explanation

FINN SPICER

in Emotion, Evolution, and Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528975
eISBN:
9780191689604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528975.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter investigates the idea that the role of emotions in individual psychology is to be explained by their relation to beliefs. It notes that an influential view in the philosophy of ... More


Homologizing human emotions

ANDREW D. LAWRENCE and ANDREW J. CALDER

in Emotion, Evolution, and Rationality

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528975
eISBN:
9780191689604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528975.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter presents further neurological evidence relating to the role of emotions in individual psychology. It contrasts accounts of the neural structure of emotional systems that posit a general ... More


Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Although the United States has always been a nation of immigrants, the recent demographic shifts resulting in burgeoning young Latino and Asian populations have literally changed the face of the ... More


Values Clarification and Other Approaches to Counseling and Psychotherapy

Howard Kirschenbaum

in Values Clarification in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Practical Strategies for Individual and Group Settings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199972180
eISBN:
9780199333325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972180.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter explores how values clarification is similar to and different from a number of different approaches to counseling and psychotherapy. By comparing and contrasting values clarification to ... More


Thinking about Politics

Steven B. Smith

in Spinoza's Book of Life: Freedom and Redemption in the Ethics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100198
eISBN:
9780300128499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100198.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on part four of the Ethics, which marks a shift from moral psychology to political theory. The theme of this part of the book is the transition from the state of nature to civil ... More


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