The current paper is a review on Septimiu Chelcea’s book Emoții sociale. Despre rușine, vinovăție, regret şi dezamăgire [Social Emotions. About shame, guilt, regret and disappointment], Bucharest, Tritonic Publishing House, 2020. Chelcea’s work captures the plurality of social emotions and their role in sociology and psychosociology as well as social and cultural theory. He explores auto reflexive secondary social emotions such as shame, guilt, regret and disappointment to emphasize the importance of the study of social emotions especially in the sociological field. The review includes an overview on the main introductory theories as well as the theories on each of the social emotions included in the study.
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