14. Psychology and the Rationality of Emotion

  1. Sarah Coakley
  1. Gerald L. Clore

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch14

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

How to Cite

Clore, G. L. (2012) Psychology and the Rationality of Emotion, in Faith, Rationality, and the Passions (ed S. Coakley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch14

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:

  • psychology and the rationality of emotion;
  • questions, on how thought shapes emotion, in turn, shaping thought;
  • research on emotion/cognition, a different picture;
  • rationality as process;
  • psychological science, in understanding thought processes;
  • psychological accounts, focus on “dual processes” of thought;
  • nonrational modes of thought, leading to errors;
  • rationality and product, questions about products of thought;
  • thought processes inaccessible but access to results, possible;
  • emotions, stimulating thinking/cognition/and powers of emotion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Rationality as Process

  • Rationality and Product

  • Rationality as Outcome

  • Emotion Stimulates Thinking

  • Cognition Shapes Emotion

  • Cognition and the Power of Emotion

  • Conclusions