Emotions and the Ontology of Moral Value

  title={Emotions and the Ontology of Moral Value},
  author={Susan A. Stark},
  journal={The Journal of Value Inquiry},
Emotions have received a great deal of attention in moral philosophy during the past several decades. Philosophers from varied camps have attempted to show that emotions are necessary to moral theory. It has been argued, for instance, that emotions are essential components of eudaimonistic moral systems and that emotional expression and experience are important parts of the flourishing life.1 It has been argued that emotions play a crucial role in moral epistemology and that agents simply… Expand
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