Does anger impede political progress or is it essential for change? Does love make us biased or is it the foundation of ethical thinking? Might shame alter not merely our perception of the world, but the very world itself? Reason is often contrasted with emotion, but what if emotion is essential for understanding traditional philosophical ideas? And how did we end up thinking that reason could ever do without emotion? (more details)
Next week: 14 November, 18:30 — 20:00
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE, London, WC2A 3LJ United Kingdom
Claire will chair and MM will be a speaker.