12. Revolting Passions

  1. Sarah Coakley
  1. Thomas Dixon

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch12

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

How to Cite

Dixon, T. (2012) Revolting Passions, in Faith, Rationality, and the Passions (ed S. Coakley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444361933

Online ISBN: 9781118321997

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Keywords:

  • revolting passions;
  • cognitive nature of emotions, against dichotomy of reason/emotion;
  • relevance of emotions to ethical decisions;
  • Aquinas/Augustine and passion, as not exhausting affective capacities;
  • “passions” and a wide range of meanings;
  • ethos of “appropriate emotions” in Moore's Principia Ethica;
  • Moore's Principia Ethica, as the “Bloomsbury Bible”;
  • capacity of moral emotions, in reinforcing a sense of duty;
  • goal of life, experience of appropriate aesthetic emotions