Advertisement

Self-Feeling pp 101-117 | Cite as

Stephan and Slaby’s Complementary Work

  • Gerhard Kreuch
Chapter
Part of the Contributions to Phenomenology book series (CTPH, volume 107)

Abstract

The third lacuna in Ratcliffe’s theory of existential feelings (on their relationship to self-consciousness) is partly addressed in this chapter, by looking at Stephan’s and Slaby’s complementary work and comparing it to Ratcliffe’s theory. They offer a classification of existential feelings with elementary existential feelings, non-elementary existential feelings and atmospheric feelings. All these three types of feeling are related to oneself, the social environment, and the world as such. Moreover, they explore how existential feelings influence our sense of ability and thus our self-consciousness.

Literature

  1. Anderson, B. 2009. Affective Atmospheres. Emotion, Space and Society 2 (2): 77–81.Google Scholar
  2. Anscombe, G.E.M. 1957. Intention. Cambrigde, MA: Harvard University Press.Google Scholar
  3. De Sousa, R., and A. Morton. 2002. Emotional Truth. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Supplementary Volumes 76: 247–263.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Döring, S. 2007. Seeing What to Do: Affective Perception and Rational Motivation. Dialectica 61 (3): 363–394.Google Scholar
  5. ———. 2013. Gründe und Gefühle: Zur Lösung “des” Problems der Moral. Berlin: De Gruyter.Google Scholar
  6. Frank, R.H. 1988. Passions Within Reason: The Strategic Role of Emotions. New York: Norton.Google Scholar
  7. Frijda, N.H. 1986. The Emotions. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  8. Fuchs, T. 2005. Corporealized and Disembodied Minds: A Phenomenological View of the Body in Melancholia and Schizophrenia. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 12: 95–107.Google Scholar
  9. Gallagher, S. 2013. A Pattern Theory of Self. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience 7: 1–7.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Goldie, P. 2000. The Emotions: A Philosophical Exploration. Oxford: Clarendon Press.Google Scholar
  11. Heidegger, M. 2006 [1927]. Sein und Zeit. Tübingen: Niemeyer.Google Scholar
  12. Helm, B.W. 2001. Emotional Reason. Deliberation, Motivation, and the Nature of Value. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  13. Moran, R. 2001. Authority and Estrangement: An Essay on Self-knowledge. Princeton: Princeton University Press.Google Scholar
  14. Ratcliffe, M. 2005. The Feeling of Being. Journal of Consciousness Studies 12 (8–10): 45–63.Google Scholar
  15. ———. 2008. Feelings of Being. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  16. ———. 2010. The Phenomenology of Mood and the Meaning of Life. In The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Emotion, ed. P. Goldie, 349–371. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  17. ———. 2012a. The Phenomenology of Existential Feeling. In Feelings of Being Alive, ed. S. Marienberg and J. Fingerhut, 23–54. Berlin: de Gruyter.Google Scholar
  18. ———. 2015a. Experiences of Depression: A Study in Phenomenology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  19. Roberts, R. 2003. Emotions. An Essay in Aid of Moral Psychology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  20. Rosenthal, D.M. 1983. Emotions and the Self. In Emotion: Philosophical Studies, ed. K.D. Irani and G.E. Myers, 164–191. New York: Haven.Google Scholar
  21. Scherer, K.R. 2005. What are Emotions? And How Can They Be Measured? Social Science Information 44 (4): 695–729.Google Scholar
  22. Schmid, H.B. 2011. Feeling Up to It - The Sense of Ability in the Phenomenology of Action. In Self-Evaluation. Affective and Social Grounds of Intentionality, ed. A. Konzelmann Ziv, K. Lehrer, and H.B. Schmid, 215–236. Dordrecht: Springer.Google Scholar
  23. Schmitz, H. 2007. Der Leib, der Raum und die Gefühle. Bielefeld: Aisthesis.Google Scholar
  24. Slaby, J. 2008a. Affective Intentionality and the Feeling Body. Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences 7 (4): 429–444.Google Scholar
  25. ———. 2008b. Gefühl und Weltbezug: Die menschliche Affektivität im Kontext einer neo-existentialistischen Konzeption von Personalität. Paderborn: mentis.Google Scholar
  26. ———. 2011. Affektive Intentionalität – Hintergrundgefühle, Möglichkeitsräume, Handlungsorientierung. In Affektive Intentionalität. Beiträge zur welterschließenden Funktion der menschlichen Gefühle, ed. J. Slaby, A. Stephan, H. Walter, and S. Walter, 23–48. Paderborn: Mentis.Google Scholar
  27. ———. 2012a. Affective Self-construal and the Sense of Ability. Emotion Review 4 (2): 151–156.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. ———. 2012b. Emotional Rationality and Feelings of Being. In Feelings of Being Alive, ed. J. Fingerhut and S. Marienberg, 55–78. Berlin: De Gruyter.Google Scholar
  29. ———. 2012c. Matthew Ratcliffes phänomenologische Theorie existenzieller Gefühle. In Emotionen, Sozialstruktur, und Moderne, ed. ed.A. Schnabel and R. Schützeichel, 75–91. Wiesbaden: Springer.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. ———. 2014. Emotions and the Extended Mind. In Collective Emotions, ed. M. Salmela and C. von Scheve, 32–46. Oxford: Oxford University Press.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. Slaby, J., and F. Bernhardt. 2015. Der verblassende Glanz des Cogito. Ricoers frühes Subjektdenken revisited. In Phänomenologie des praktischen Sinns – Die Willensphilosophie Paul Ricœurs im Kontext, ed. D. Creutz and T. Breyer. München: Fink.Google Scholar
  32. Slaby, J., and A. Stephan. 2008. Affective Intentionality and Self-consciousness. Consciousness and Cognition 17 (2): 506–513.Google Scholar
  33. ———. 2011. Affektive Intentionalität, existenzielle Gefühle und Selbstbewusstsein. In Affektive Intentionalität. Beiträge zur welterschließenden Funktion der menschlichen Gefühle, ed. J. Slaby, A. Stephan, H. Walter, and S. Walter, 206–229. Paderborn: Mentis.Google Scholar
  34. Slaby, J., and P. Wüschner. 2014. Emotion and Agency. In Emotion and Value, ed. S. Roeser and C. Todd, 212–228. Oxford: Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  35. Slaby, J., A. Paskaleva, and A. Stephan. 2013. Enactive Emotion and Impaired Agency in Depression. Journal of Consciousness Studies 20 (7–8): 33–55.Google Scholar
  36. Stephan, A. 2012. Emotions, Existential Feelings, and Their Regulation. Emotion Review 4 (2): 157–162.Google Scholar
  37. Stephan, A., K. Jacobs, A. Paskaleva, and W. Wilitzky. 2014. Existential and Atmospheric Feelings in Depressive Comportment. Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 21 (2): 89–110.Google Scholar
  38. Taylor, C. 1985. Self-interpreting Animals. In Human Agency and Language, Philosophical Papers, ed. C. Taylor, vol. I, 45–76. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  39. Zinck, A., and A. Newen. 2007. Classifying Emotion: A Developmental Account. Synthese 161 (1): 1–25.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerhard Kreuch
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

Personalised recommendations