Authors
Andreas Dorschel
Goethe University Frankfurt
Abstract
Intentionality is a key feature of emotions; we understand them as directed towards objects. Intentional objects need not be real objects. Furthermore, objects of emotions can be distinguished from their causes. At the same time, objects and causes may be related, and, for some emotions, have to be related if the emotions are to count as warranted. Psychoanalysis and comparable cures tend to ignore these relationships. That does not necessarily preclude therapeutic success. Yet being based on said ignorance renders such accounts less than reasonable.
Keywords intentionality  emotions  object  cause  effect  future  psychotherapy  rationality  knowledge  anxiety
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 0270-5664
DOI 10.5840/intstudphil199729490
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Translate to english
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 59,864
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

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Über die Rationalität von Prozeduren und Resultaten.Andreas Dorschel - 1992 - International Studies in Philosophy 24 (3):1-14.
Über die Bedeutung und die Grenzen des Weltbildes von Arthur Schopenhauer.Hans Habel - 1950 - Zeitschrift für Philosophische Forschung 5 (1):98 - 106.
Über die Rolle von Substanzbegriffen beim Zeigen und Zählen von Gegenständen.Hans-Ulrich Hoche - 1975 - Zeitschrift für Philosophische Forschung 29 (3):337 - 348.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2011-12-02

Total views
18 ( #573,597 of 2,433,069 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #463,753 of 2,433,069 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes