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The Value of Reactive Attitudes: Critical Response to Christine Tappolet's Emotions, Values and Agency

McGeer, Victoria


In her recent book, Emotions, Values and Agency (2016), Christine Tappolet develops and defends an account of human agency in which emotions play an indispensable role in enabling us to think and act as self-governing, reason-responsive, and therefore responsible individuals. The two central pillars to her account are: first, a perceptual theory of the emotions, according to which our emotional experiences tune us into a range of normatively significant features in our environment (chapter...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
DOI: 10.1111/phpr.12541


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