What Sentimentalists Should Say about Emotions

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 42 (2019)
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Recent work by emotion researchers indicates that emotions have a multi-level structure. Sophisticated sentimentalists should take note of this work—for it better enables them to defend a substantive role for emotion in moral cognition. Contra the rationalist criticisms of May 2018, emotions are not only able to carry morally relevant information but can also substantially influence moral judgment and reasoning.

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Charlie Kurth
Western Michigan University


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