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How to Do Things with Emotions The Morality of Anger and Shame Across Cultures

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ISBN-10: 0691220972

ISBN-13: 9780691220970

Edition: 2021

Authors: Owen Flanagan

List price: $29.95
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An expansive look at how culture shapes our emotions--and how we can benefit, as individuals and a society, from less anger and more shame The world today is full of anger. Everywhere we look, we see values clashing and tempers rising, in ways that seem frenzied, aimless, and cruel. At the same time, we witness political leaders and others who lack any sense of shame, even as they display carelessness with the truth and the common good. In How to Do Things with Emotions, Owen Flanagan explains that emotions are things we do, and he reminds us that those like anger and shame involve cultural norms and scripts. How we do these emotions is not guaranteed to support emotionally and ethically…    
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2021
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 11/2/2021
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 328
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.86" long x 1.26" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Owen Flanagan is James B. Duke Professor of Philosophy. His books include Varieties of Moral Personality (1991), Consciousness Reconsidered (1992), The Really Hard Problem: Meaning in a Material World (2007), and The Bodhisattva's Brain: Buddhism Naturalized (2011).