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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I hope that Robinson’s book will encourage other philosophers to make use of both the humanistic and scientific resources essential to the serious philosophical study of art and emotion. Robinson claims that the same happens when reading literature:.
Refresh and try again. Jul 26, John Brown rated it really liked it. Julie rated it really liked it Jun 15, Veronika marked it as to-read Jul 10, The Conceptual Framework for the Investigation of Emotions. The third column represents the possibility that Robinson suggests may not be actual: Tban anything, it seems that a strong physiological change produced by an emotion would be likely to direct the reader’s attention to the environment outside the novel.
Hardcoverpages. Emotion and Its Role in Literature, Music, and Art is a remarkable book, with a wide scope and a clear, compelling main thesis. Jon Gagas marked it as to-read Robibson 24, Puzzles and Paradoxes 6.
To ask other readers questions about Deeper Than Reasonplease sign up. Request removal reasin index. The physiological response helps to focus attention on whatever it is that is affectively appraised whether this be real or imaginary, an object of thought or an object of perceptionas well as to alert others and perhaps oneself to the state one is in; it may also help prepare the person or organism for action.
The actual analyses that constitute the bulk of the book were, to my mind, simultaneously thin and tendentious. Emotion, the Bodily, and the Cognitive.
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The physiological changes produced in an emotion serve the evolutionary function of directing our attention in appropriate ways, such as reorienting one’s body to get visual information about the stimulus, as Robinson argues happens in startle responses. The systematic formulation of results, however, sometimes produces a re-expression of the obvious as when one is given to read, for example on p.
A Clarendon Press Publication. She is best on the novel and provides a good overview on basics of emotion and latest research. Jenefer Robinson University of Cincinnati.
Lists with This Book. However, can a belief be processed by lower cognitive deepfr without readon involvement of the complex information processing characteristic of higher brain functions?
Insofar as our emotional response to literature does seem to direct our attention back into the work of literature, it seems more plausible to suppose that the mechanisms responsible are cognitive, not purely affective. Aesthetics and Emotions in Aesthetics categorize this paper. Lectures on the Philosophy of Art Robert.
I adamantly disagree with her strong representational deeoer 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 texts in the arts.
The Need to Consider Underlying Mechanisms. Arguments From the History of Psychopathology. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Robinson’s account of emotion purports to apply uniformly to emotions rpbinson response to art and to emotions in response to real life events.
This might be because I make the appropriate judgment without experiencing a genuine emotion.
Jenefer Robinson. Deeper than Reason, Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music and Art
The main argument of the third part is a defense and modification jsnefer Collingwood’s theory of artistic expression. 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 and aesthetics, especially with questions about emotional expression in the arts, emotional experience of art forms, and, more generally, artistic interpretation.
Robinson shows that in many cases readers experience physiological changes in response to reading that correlate appropriately with the emotions that they report themselves to have. Also makes the case for why you cannot understand many types of fiction without discussing emotion. Classical, Early, and Medieval Prose and Writers: Histories of Space, Spaces of History Rick Anthony Furtak – – Philosophical Explorations 13 1: If such cases do exist, however, she claims that they are not cases of bona fide emotions.
Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF deepeer a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal deeper for details see www. Part One thus addresses the question of what emotions are and how they operate. Robinson’s arguments for this view are eobinson. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Summarizes current jenefeg and thought on emotion and how it works in fiction. Contemporary British Women Poets. Robinson goes on to emphasize the fluid nature of emotions: Steven marked it as to-read Apr 24, Don’t have an account?
After a bit more than five years of publication, this is NDPR’s th review. Feagin – – Philosophy and Literature 31 2: Emotion and its Role in Literature, Music, and Art.
A must for everyone who cares about literature and our brains.