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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Indeed, it is the best philosophical monograph I know on emotion and the arts. If we form a cognitive judgment jeneter appropriately correlates with an affective appraisal that would normally form the core of an emotion, and yet we do not have the corresponding physiological response, then Robinson concludes that our emotion is not “bona fide” 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 dweper lesser extent, painting.

While grounded in the science of emotion, Deeper than Reason demonstrates the continuing importance of the arts and humanities to our lives. Lilith Acadia rated it really liked it Jul 19, Though there has jenefeer increasing attention to scientific research by philosophers in recent years, and some classic works of philosophy of art involve careful analyses of particular works of art in some detail, rarely if ever have these two approaches to philosophy been combined so carefully and so seamlessly.


raeson Each part after the first is more or less independent of the others, so a reader whose primary interest is in musical emotion, for example, could skip from Part I straight to Part IV. Deeper than Reason Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art Jenefer Robinson A Clarendon Press Publication Ground-breaking study of emotion and the arts Analyses particular works of music, painting, and literature Fully accessible account of the latest scientific research on robinaon Brilliantly clear and engaging.

Want to Read saving…. Classical, Early, and Medieval Poetry and Poets: Tero rated it liked it Sep 04, Classical, Early, and Medieval Plays and Playwrights: Deeper than Reason takes the insights of modern scientific research thaj the emotions and uses them to illuminate questions about our emotional involvement with the arts.

The way music arouses emotion lends indirect support to the theory of emotion outlined in Part One.


Clearly, music, as it deepdr us physiologically, offers the best testing ground for analysing the role of emotion in art. Affective appraisal of stimulus e.

It consists mostly jenefwr the rapid focusing of one’s attention, especially one’s perceptual attention, on relevant features of one’s immediate environment. Robinson’s account of emotion purports to apply uniformly to emotions in response to art and to emotions in response to real life events. Robinson surveys some of the chief philosophical puzzles concerning literature and attempts to show how her model can solve or dissolve those difficulties. Her survey of deepdr research is both broad and deep, and her accounting of the empirical literature is quite careful.


Deeper Than Reason: Emotion and Its Role in Literature, Music, and Art by Jenefer Robinson

Full text issues It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Jared Daniel Fagen added it Aug 29, Emotion in Literature 4. Early in the book I believed that her view was that one has an affective appraisal if and only if one has the corresponding physiological changes. reaspn

It is argued that such hhan need to be experienced emotionally if they are to be properly understood. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Steven marked it as to-read Apr 24, Emotion and Its Role in Literature, Music, and Art is a remarkable book, with a wide scope and a clear, compelling main thesis.

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