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Philosophical perspectives on emotions and affectivity a.y. 2021/22

Programma

The course will be a brief introduction to the main trends in contemporary philosophy of emotions and affectivity, starting from the general question of what emotions are and what are their essential features: feelings, evaluations or motivation to act. Pros and cons of the general approaches to the study of affectivity will be presented and discussed, among which the compatibility with our common linguistic usage and with the psychological and neuroscientific theories of emotions. 

Svolgimento

February 9th, 2022, 10-13
February 11th, 2022, 10-13
February 16th, 2022, 10-12; 14-16 

Bibliografia

Deonna, J.A., Teroni, F. (2012). The emotions: a philosophical introduction. Oxon and New York: Routledge.
Scarantino, A. (2016). The philosophy of emotions and its impact on affective science. In L.F. Barrett, M. Lewis, J.M. Haviland-Jones (Eds.), Handbook of emotions, 4th edition (pp. 3-65). NY: Guilford Publications.
Scarantino, A., De Sousa, R. (2018). Emotion. In E.N. Zalta (Ed.), The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Winter 2018 Edition). https://plato.stanford.edu/archives/win2018/entries/emotion/014 
Other texts will be indicated during the course.

Esame

The evaluation will be based on an oral exam.

 

Credits: 2

Giulia Piredda

Ricercatrice junior in Filosofia e teoria dei linguaggi

Ciclo :  XXXV, XXXVI, XXXVII

Tipologia corso : Tipo b

Periodo: Semestre I

Anno accademico: 2021-2022

Luogo : Iuss, aula 1-16

Durata : 10 ore