A theory of emotion

Philosophical Studies 42 (1):227-242 (1982)
I argue that emotions are belief/desire sets characterized by strong desire.
Keywords Emotion  Desire
Categories (categorize this paper)
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 14,008
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA
Daniel M. Farrell (1980). Jealousy. Philosophical Review 89 (4):527-559.
William E. Lyons (1980). Emotion. Cambridge University Press.

View all 8 references

Citations of this work BETA
Uriah Kriegel (2012). Towards a New Feeling Theory of Emotion. European Journal of Philosophy (3):420-442.
Eric Lormand (1985). Toward a Theory of Moods. Philosophical Studies 47 (May):385-407.

View all 14 citations

Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

120 ( #12,819 of 1,696,586 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

13 ( #43,589 of 1,696,586 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.