Epistemic Feelings Ronald de Sousa University of Toronto [ Penultimate draft of an chapter forthcoming in in Epistemology and Emotions

Somewhere along the course of evolution, and at some time in any one of us on the way from zygote to adult, some forms of detection became beliefs, and some tropisms turned into deliberate desires. Two transitions are involved: from functional responses to intentional ones, and from non-conscious processes to conscious ones that presuppose language and are… CONTINUE READING