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Book Review: Political emotions: why love matters for justice

Evans, Jules (2013) Book Review: Political emotions: why love matters for justice. LSE Review of Books (11 Dec 2013). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

"Political Emotions: Why Love Matters for Justice." Martha C. Nussbaum. Harvard University Press. October 2013. --- Martha C. Nussbaum makes the case that amid the fears, resentments, and competitive concerns that are endemic even to good societies, public emotions rooted in love – in intense attachments to things outside our control – can foster commitment to shared goals and keep at bay the forces of disgust and envy. Jules Evans finds this book an interesting read that attempts to re-connect modern philosophy to emotions, psychology, the arts, and to public policy.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2014 12:20
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2019 00:14
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/55312

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