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LEC01 Sep1410 Emotions on one hand are something that we know in everyday in the field of our political life= or the intuitive political knowledge. However, emotional components have been often ignored in the central features in politics. In the modern days, there are movements and whole variety of rethinking of emotions that are centrality in our lives. Basic and Central question: - What is emotion? - Is it a uniform phenomenon or a multiplicity phenomenon? - How do we seethinks emotions in our politics? Do we distinguish between goodbad emotions? - How should emotions function in the modern political philosophy? How do we come to analytic articulation to emotions? How do we have a better normative understanding of emotions? - How can we think about a model of a good society and how do emotions figure within that? Good political philosophy needs to be in account of a better understanding of articulations of human beings and it starts with the right description of individuals and emotions. And then we can build up a better political theories on that. Two questions: - Why have the emotions been neglected in the field of political history of political ph
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