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Emotions as mind organs

  • Beatrice de Gelder (a1) and Mathieu Vandenbulcke (a2)

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In matters of the mind, the opposition between what is mind-made or inside and natural or outside the mind is bound to misfire. Lindquist et al. build their analysis on a strong contrast between naturalism, which they reject, and psychologism, which they endorse. We challenge this opposition and indicate how adopting psychologism to combat a naturalistic view of emotional mind/brain areas is self-defeating. We briefly develop the alternative view of emotions as mental organs.

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  • Beatrice de Gelder (a1) and Mathieu Vandenbulcke (a2)

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