Emotion: The Basics Paperback / softback
Part of the The Basics series
While human beings might be rational animals, they are emotional animals as well.
Emotions play a central role in all areas of our lives and if we are to have a proper understanding of human life and activity, we ought to have a good grasp of the emotions.
Michael S. Brady structures Emotion: The Basics around two basic, yet fundamental, questions: What are emotions? And what do emotions do? In answering these questions Brady provides insight into a core component of all our lives, covering:the nature of emotion;emotion, knowledge, and understanding;emotion and action;emotions and social groups;emotion, morality, and art.
In this concise and insightful introduction, Brady explains why we are often better off as a result of emotion rather than reason being in the driving seat, as our lives, both individual and social, would be significantly impoverished without the emotions.
With a glossary of key terms and suggestions for further reading, Emotion: The Basics is an ideal starting point for anyone seeking a full introduction to the philosophical study of emotion.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 168 pages, 1 Tables, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 19/12/2018
- Category: Philosophy of mind
- ISBN: 9781138081390
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