Virtuous Emotions

Virtuous Emotions

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Virtue ethics sees emotions as central to the good life. But how can emotions over which we have no control be virtuous or non-virtuous? And how can education develop those emotions? Kristjan Kristjansson explores the ways in which six emotions (awe, grief, jealousy, shame, gratitude, and pity) can be understood as virtuous and more

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  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0198809670
  • 9780198809678

About Kristjan Kristjansson

Kristjan Kristjansson is Deputy Director in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues and Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics at the University of Birmingham. His interests lie in research on character and virtues at the intersection between moral philosophy, moral psychology, and moral education. He has published six books on those issues. In 2011, Kristjansson was awarded the Asa Wright Award, the most prestigious award given annually to an Icelandic scholar. His Aristotelian Character Education (Routledge) was voted the best Education book published in the UK in 2015 by the Society for Educational more