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Emotions as Natural and Normative Kinds

Griffiths, Paul E (2003) Emotions as Natural and Normative Kinds. [Preprint]


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In earlier work I have claimed that emotion and some emotions are not natural kinds. Here I clarify what I mean by natural kind, suggest a new and more accurate term and discuss the objection that emotion and emotions are not descriptive categories at all, but fundamentally normative categories.

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Item Type: Preprint
Griffiths, Paul E
Keywords: emotion natural kinds normativity projectibility
Subjects: General Issues > Ethical Issues
Specific Sciences > Psychology/Psychiatry
Depositing User: Professor Paul Edmund Griffiths
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2003
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2015 15:39
Item ID: 998

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