Kristján Kristjánsson, Virtuous Emotions [Book Review]

Journal of Moral Philosophy 17 (4):457-460 (2020)
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Abstract

Honouring a career-long commitment to interdisciplinarity which has guided a prolific publication history on character, virtue, and emotion, Kristjánsson leads by example in this book. Although he is clearly a philosopher, firmly pro-Aristotelian and devotes a large proportion of the book to look at the original source, Kristjánsson is happy to question or even downright abandon Aristotelian tradition if he has to–and to push the boundaries of philosophical thought on emotions. As a result, Virtuous Emotions has something to offer to emotion theorists across a range of disciplines, to Aristotelian scholars, and to educators.

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