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By Rebekka Hufendiek

In this publication, Rebekka Hufendiek explores feelings as embodied, action-oriented representations, supplying a non-cognitivist conception of feelings that money owed for his or her normative dimensions. Embodied Emotions focuses not just at the physically reactions concerned about feelings, but in addition at the atmosphere in which feelings are embedded and at the social personality of this surroundings, its ontological structure, and how it scaffolds either the advance of specific emotion varieties and the unfolding of person emotional episodes. furthermore, it presents a severe evaluation and appraisal of present empirical reports, ordinarily in psychophysiology and developmental psychology, that are relevant to discussions approximately no matter if feelings are embodied in addition to socially embedded. the idea that Hufendiek places ahead denies the excellence among uncomplicated and better cognitive feelings: all feelings are embodied, action-oriented representations. This strategy can account for the complicated normative constitution of feelings, and stocks the benefits of cognitivist money owed of feelings with no sharing their difficulties. Embodied feelings makes an unique contribution to ongoing debates at the normative features of feelings and may be of curiosity to philosophers engaged on feelings, embodied cognition and located cognition, in addition to neuroscientists or psychologists who examine feelings and have an interest in putting their very own paintings inside of a broader theoretical framework.

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