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Emotion, Character, and Responsibility

John Sabini and Maury Silver

Abstract

This book explores why emotions are important in our conception of a person's character, and in our own conception of self. Chapter topics include caring, loyalty, sincerity, shame, guilt, embarrassment, and self-deception.

Keywords: emotion, character, self, caring, loyalty, sincerity, shame, guilt, embarrassment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195121674
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195121674.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Sabini, editor
University of Pennsylvania

Maury Silver, editor
Temple University

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1 Introduction

John Sabini, and Maury Silver

2 Emotion, Responsibility, and Character

John Sabini, and Maury Silver

3 On the Captivity of the Will

John Sabini, and Maury Silver

4 Sincerity

John Sabini, and Maury Silver

5 Loyalty as Good and Duty

John Sabini, and Maury Silver

6 In Defense of Shame

John Sabini, and Maury Silver

7 On Knowing Self-Deception

John Sabini, and Maury Silver

8 On the Possible Nonexistence of Emotions

John Sabini, and Maury Silver

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