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[Xmca-l] Re: culture and emotion

How many different discrete emotions are humans capable of experiencing? What are they? Does our language hold any clue?

	Joseph Gilbert

On Jun 5, 2014, at 9:56 AM, Cathrene Connery <cconnery@ithaca.edu> wrote:

> Thanks, Peter!
> Dr. Cathrene Connery
> Associate Professor of Education
> Ithaca College 
> Department of Education
> 194B Phillips Hall Annex
> 953 Danby Road
> Ithaca, New York 14850
> Cconnery@ithaca.edu
> On Jun 5, 2014, at 12:47 PM, "Peter Smagorinsky" <smago@uga.edu> wrote:
>> http://mag.uchicago.edu/arts-humanities/human-nurture
>> Some might find this article on Jesse Prinz interesting. Without any apparent connection to the sorts of people referenced by xmca members, he makes an argument on the cultural basis of emotions, with attention to the arts. The article also includes attention to his critics, who are more oriented to biology. It might make a nice introductory reading for students before reading scholarly work on an enduring controversy, if not within xmca between xmca and biologically oriented researchers.