Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Interest: interest is the mental alignment to a present or imagined object. Interest can be situational and temporally limited, or it can even be situation-independent and persistent. Objects or situations that are perceived to be repulsive can also arouse interest. See also intention, attention, intelligence, utility, intentions, relevance, understanding, goals, purposes.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Rawls, J. Interest   Rawls, J.
Singer, Peter Interest   Singer, Peter

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-24