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Wishful Thinking Among European Parliamentarians

Sören Holmberg

in Political Representation and Legitimacy in the European Union

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296614
eISBN:
9780191600227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296614.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

This chapter is the last of six on the question of political representation in the EU. It examines the extent to which European parliamentarians have the correct view of voters’ preferences, and the ... More


Mind

John J. McDermott (ed.)

in The Basic Writings of Josiah Royce, Volume II: Logic, Loyalty, and Community

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823224845
eISBN:
9780823284894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224845.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter explores the metaphysical theories of mind: predominantly perceptual theories; predominantly conceptual theories; and theories making use of the cognitive process of the interpretation. ... More


The Roots 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/9780195388275.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter presents the historical roots of identity theory in symbolic interactionist thought. It reviews both perceptual control theory and symbolic interactionism, specifically the works of ... More


Depiction and Vision

Dominic Lopes

in Understanding Pictures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272037
eISBN:
9780191699566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272037.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

In this chapter, two theories that offer alternative characterizations of the relationship between viewers’ experiences of pictures and ordinary visual perception are explored: illusion theory and ... More


Pictorial Reference

Dominic Lopes

in Understanding Pictures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272037
eISBN:
9780191699566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272037.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Mind

Goodman’s fifth thesis asserts that a picture’s reference in no way depends on its content—the properties it represents its subject as having. To address this impediment to a perceptual theory of ... More


Neurophysiological Explanations

Phillip H. Wiebe

in Visions of Jesus: Direct Encounters from the New Testament to Today

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126693
eISBN:
9780199853366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126693.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter considers explanations coming from neurophysiology. These are among the most important, culturally speaking, given the widespread suspicion among philosophers and neural scientists about ... More


Emotion and Perception

Christine Tappolet

in Emotions, Values, and Agency

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199696512
eISBN:
9780191828850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696512.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The first chapter develops the Perceptual Theory of emotions by contrasting it with its main competitors, such as Judgmental Theories, according to which emotions are or involve evaluative or ... More


Where’s the Action? Epiphenomenalism and the Problem of Free Will

Shaun Gallagher

in Does Consciousness Cause Behavior?

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162371
eISBN:
9780262281690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162371.003.0007
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter argues that Benjamin Libet’s experiments did not prove whether or not we have free will because free will is a concept that does not apply to the movements investigated by Libet. By ... More


In What Sense Are Emotions Evaluations?

Julien A. Deonna and Fabrice Teroni

in Emotion and Value

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199686094
eISBN:
9780191766039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686094.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

In this chapter, the idea that emotions are evaluations is introduced. It explores two approaches attempting to account for this idea in terms of attitudes that are alleged to become emotional when ... More


Value and emotion

Julien A. Deonna and Fabrice Teroni

in Handbook of Value: Perspectives from Economics, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198716600
eISBN:
9780191807572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716600.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

There are close links between emotions and values. This chapter pursues the task of uncovering the nature of these links. It proceeds to do that by answering three questions. First, what is the role ... More


In Pursuit of Emotional Modes: The Philosophy of Emotion after James

Fabrice Teroni

in Thinking about the Emotions: A Philosophical History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198766858
eISBN:
9780191840494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766858.003.0015
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter focuses on fundamental trends in the philosophy of emotion since the publication of William James’ seminal and contentious view. James is famous for his claim that undergoing an emotion ... More


Imagining

Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin

in Evolving Enactivism: Basic Minds Meet Content

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036115
eISBN:
9780262339773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036115.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 8 challenges the standard assumption that all imagination must be representational by showing that it is easier to understand the most fundamental kind of imaginings in terms of perceptual ... More


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