|Emotion, philosophy of mind: is usually defined by examples such as joy, fear, anger in order to distinguish it from other internal states. It is controversial whether emotions are triggered solely by external circumstances. See also sensations, perception, mental states, mind states, consciousness, stimuli, introspection, other minds._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
Emotions/language/semantic domain/language acquisition/Gärdenfors: the many conflicting theories take on two basic dimensions:
A) the dimension positive-negative and
B) the degree of excitation. (Osgood, Suci & Tannenbaum, 1957, Russell 1980). (1) (2)
Attunement/Stern: (Stern, 1985) (3) attunement between mother and child: the child learns the correlations of certain feelings and correspondent expressions.
Animal: on research on calls and other signals: Goodall, (1986). (4)
(1) Osgood, C. E., Suci, G. J., & Tannenbaum, P. (1957). The measurement of meaning. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
(2) Russell, J. A. (1980). A circumplex model of affect. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 39, 1161–1178.
(3) Stern, D. N. (1985). The interpersonal world of the infant: A view from psychoanalysis and developmental psychology. New York: Basic Books.
(4) Goodall, J. (1986). The chimpanzees of Gombe: Patterns of behavior. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The Geometry of Meaning Cambridge 2014