Emotions and Understanding: Wittgensteinian Perspectives

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Ylva Gustafsson, Camilla Kronqvist, Michael McEachrane
Palgrave Macmillan, Jan 15, 2009 - Philosophy - 304 pages
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This unique collection of articles on emotion by Wittgensteinian philosophers provides a fresh perspective on the questions framing the current philosophical and scientific debates about emotions and offers significant insights into the role of emotions for understanding interpersonal relations and the relation between emotion and ethics.

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Contents

Kva Gustafsson Camilla Kronqvist and Michael McEachrane
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Wittgenstein on Emotion
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The Conceptual Framework for the Investigation
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YLVA GUSTAFSSON researches and teaches at the Department of Philosophy at bo Akademi University, Finland. Her interests in philosophy are; moral philosophy, philosophy of psychology and philosophy of anthropology.

CAMILLA KRONQVIST researches and teaches at bo Akademi University, Finland. Her research interests include moral philosophy, the philosophy of psychology and feminist philosophy.

MICHAEL McEACHRANE is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA. Among his research interests are the philosophy of psychology and the philosophy of race. He has published a number of articles and co-edited Sverige och de Andra: Postkoloniala Perspektiv (2001).

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