Emotion / Charlie Kurth
- Kurth, Charlie
- Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2022.
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- "The emotions are a long-standing area of study in philosophy, with deep historical roots going back to Aristotle and the Stoics. They have also become one of the biggest and most exciting areas of current philosophical research. In this book Charlie Kurth explains and assesses the philosophy of the emotions, structuring the book around five fundamental questions: What are emotions? Are emotions natural kinds? Are emotions epistemic tools? Are emotions the foundation for value and morality? Do emotions make us better people? In the course of exploring these questions he also discusses topics such as the emotions and perception, science and the emotions, emotions in cultural context, epistemology and the emotions and a range of case studies of different kinds of emotions, including compassion and disgust, pride and shame and anxiety and curiosity. Including suggestions for further reading and a glossary of key terms, Emotion is ideal for those studying and researching the philosophy of the emotions as well as ethics, epistemology and philosophy of mind and psychology"--
- 9780429316678 (ebook)
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