PHL344H1: Philosophy of Emotions

Hours

36L

A survey of philosophical topics related to the emotions, from a range of philosophical perspectives. Questions to be considered may include the following: What exactly is an emotion? Are emotions feelings? What emotions are there, and how are they shaped by culture and society? How are emotions related to reason, the brain and the body? What role do -- and should -- the emotions play in decision-making? Can an emotion be morally right or wrong, and what makes it so? 

Prerequisite
PHL240H1/PHL244H1/PHL342H1, 7.5 courses (in any field) with at least 1.5 in philosophy
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)