16. Intellectual Emotions and Religious Emotions

  1. Sarah Coakley
  1. Peter Goldie

Published Online: 16 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch16

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

Faith, Rationality, and the Passions

How to Cite

Goldie, P. (2012) Intellectual Emotions and Religious Emotions, in Faith, Rationality, and the Passions (ed S. Coakley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118321997.ch16

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444361933

Online ISBN: 9781118321997



  • intellectual emotions and religious emotions;
  • model of emotion, in current debate on emotions, philosophy;
  • fearful reaction, involving action tendencies;
  • simple—Jamesian—model, emotions having important characteristics;
  • humans, emotions directed in thought/feeling to the past/future;
  • intellectual (and aesthetic) emotions;
  • human emotion, emotions directed in thought and feelings;
  • emotional dispositions;
  • intellectual emotion, virtue, and varieties of weakness


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A Simple Model of Emotion

  • What the Simple Model Neglects

  • Intellectual Emotion, Virtue, and Varieties of Weakness

  • Religious Emotions