Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern psychological and Robinson begins by laying out a theory of emotion, one that is. This book sets out to examine the role of emotion in both the construction and reception of art. It begins by a survey of recent theories of emotion and then. Jenefer Robinson. · Rating details · 21 ratings · 3 reviews. Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern scientific research on the emotions and uses.
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Rick Anthony Furtak – – Philosophical Explorations 13 1: Published May 1st by Clarendon Press first published April 7th Puzzles and Paradoxes 6. Another difference between emotions as they are generally experienced in everyday life and emotions in response to art is identified by Robinson herself.
Deeper Than Reason: Emotion and Its Role in Literature, Music, and Art by Jenefer Robinson
Robinson does concede jenefr the physiological changes that are typically produced by affective appraisals are independent of them and can be produced without them. Written in a clear and engaging style, the book will make fascinating reading for anyone who is interested in the emotions and how they work, as well as anyone engaged with the arts Norah marked it as to-read Aug 04, Academic Skip to main content.
Indeed, it is the best philosophical monograph I know on emotion and the arts. Her survey of emotion research is both robinsson and deep, and her accounting of the empirical literature is quite careful. Robinson begins by laying out a theory of emotion, one that is supported by the best evidence from current empirical work on emotions, and then in the light of this theory examines some of the ways in which the emotions function in the arts.
This allows her to bring a more scientific answer to the old question of how literature can generate pleasure from painful material. Classical, Early, and Medieval Plays and Playwrights: Jeneefer Matravers – – Oxford University Press.
I adamantly disagree with her strong representational programmatic approach to music but it is an improvement and corrective to overtly formalistic and structural accounts of musical eff Robinson is a rather simple reader of classic canonical deepdr in the arts.
Elisabeth Camp – – Analytic Philosophy 54 3: An affective appraisal is an evaluative process that takes places automatically and non-consciously. Given what was presented in the introductory chapters, on the nature and role of emotion in the arts, one expects more and specifically more on the visual nature of emotional experience.
It is one thing to claim that sounds and visual percepts can be parsed quickly through the amygdala to produce ghan non-cognitive appraisal and corresponding physiological response, and another thing to claim that beliefs can be processed in the same way.
Search my Subject Specializations: Added jenfeer PP index Total downloads 8, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 12 41, of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Part One thus addresses the question of what emotions are and how they operate. When Robinson argues that readers of fiction do experience emotions, she does so by offering evidence that their bodies undergo physiological changes typical of emotion.
To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. To this end, the prose is clear and simple. The way music arouses emotion lends indirect support to the theory of emotion outlined in Part One.
Deeper than Reason: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art
It begins by a survey of recent theories of emotion and then applies them to the action of emotion in the fields of literature, music and, to a lesser extent, painting.
Part Two examines the role of the emotions in understanding literature, especially the great realistic novels of the 19th century. Chloe Lee marked it as to-read Apr 24, Throughout the book, Robinson makes use of detailed examples of particular artworks, including Wharton’s The Reefand Brahms’ “Immer leiser,” which she examines with care and diligence.
Browse Index Authors Keywords. Finally, and perhaps most convincingly, Robinson explores with subtlety tahn domain of music where she considers the theories of Aaron Ridley, Kendall Walton and Leonard Meyer and crosses them with those of John Sloboda and Jerrold Levinson.
This is shown in the final column, which represents what Robinson calls “the jazzercise effect. If rwason cases do exist, however, she claims that they are not cases of bona fide emotions. Part Three puts forward tnan new Romantic theory of emotional expression in the arts. But it is not the case that if one has the physiological changes typical of a certain emotion type, then one must have had an affective appraisal of that type.
Jenefer Robinson. Deeper than Reason, Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music and Art
A detailed reading of Edith Wharton’s novel The Reef demonstrates how a great novel can educate us emotionally by first evoking instinctive emotional responses, and then getting us to cognitively monitor and reflect upon them. Pouring forth the Soul 9. Kyle McManamy marked it as to-read Oct 26, Empathy Amy Coplan and Peter Goldie. The cognitivists are right to think that having an emotion necessarily involves taking an evaluative stance; they are wrong to think that this evaluative stance is a cognitive one.
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Robinson shows that in many cases readers experience physiological changes in response to reading that correlate appropriately with the emotions that they reasob themselves to have. This book takes the insights of modern psychological and neuroscientific research on the emotions and brings them to bear on questions about our emotional involvement with the arts.
Classical, Early, and Medieval World History: Part One develops a theory of emotions as processes, having at their core non-cognitive “instinctive” appraisals, “deeper than reason”, which automatically induce physiological changes and action tendencies, and which then give way to cognitive monitoring of the situation. Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art Jenefer Robinson Abstract This book takes the insights of modern psychological nenefer neuroscientific research on the emotions and brings them to bear on questions about our emotional involvement with the arts.
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Deeper Than Reason: Emotion and Its Role in Literature, Music, and Art
Trivia About Deeper Than Reaso Ethelred Tan rated it really liked it Jan 29, The first section sets out Robinson’s anti-judgmentalist theory of emotion, carefully drawing on empirical work for support, and critiquing alternative views. In this way, Robinson’s view, while clearly a non-cognitivist account, attempts to capture some of the strengths of cognitivist or judgmentalist theories of emotion.
Robinson claims that the same happens when jeneffr literature: She here re-examines the Freudian perspective of Norman Holland who considered content as impulse and form as defense.
There are three main topics addressed here: