This volume tracks a variety of emotions in a phenomenological manner. It explores the intertwinement of cognitive content and feeling qualities of different emotions, their varying motivational and expressive qualities, their bodily manifestations, and social and moral implications. This focus on a phenomenology of emotion reveals the rich meaning of emotions that results from their embeddedness in our social and moral life. The authors describe the peculiar character of human emotions from the first- and second-person point of view of those subjects who undergo and regularly share these emotions.
Sonja Rinofner-Kreidl is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Karl-Franzens University, Austria. She is the author of two books in German and has edited or co-edited five collections of essays. She is the European Editor of Husserl Studies.