Janet Much Better Than Sartre…to Study the Link between Emotion and Behaviour
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Keywords

Janet
Sartre
emotion
behaviour

How to Cite

Oulahbib, Lucien. 2018. “Janet Much Better Than Sartre…to Study the Link Between Emotion and Behaviour”. BROLLY 1 (3), 27-36. https://www.journals.lapub.co.uk/index.php/Brolly/article/view/287.

Abstract

If we had to show the actuality of Pierre Janet, we should simply begin with the phenomenon of emotion, which is perceived today much more as an expression of consciousness than only as a physiological reaction. Where does this interest come from? How is it that emotion today is rather understood as implying also meaning and, therefore, consciousness? It seems this change is the result of a better understanding of emotion as an expressive sign of something other than a purely physiological signal, especially when it comes to anything other than the view of a bear, to use the famous example of William James.

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