University of Glasgow
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
Emotions occupy a central place in our lives, and are increasingly the object of philosophical attention. In this course we will consider questions concerning the nature of emotions, the role they play in our lives, whether they are irrational responses or might be essential to theoretical and practical reasoning.The aims of this course are: To introduce students to contemporary theories of emotions. To outline some of the competing accounts on the relationships between emotions, judgements, and feelings. To introduce students to competing views of the rationality of emotionsBy the end of this course students will be able to:- Explain and evaluate the main theories about the nature of emotion;- Critically discuss the relationship between emotions and judgements;- Critically discuss the relationship between emotions and feelings;- Explain and assess the claim that emotions are irrational;- Critically discuss the claim that emotions are essential to flourishing human lives.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
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