Emotions(2)

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Emotions(2)

  1. 1. The Emotions<br />
  2. 2. Are emotions always irrational? <br />Can they be justified?<br />What about gender stereotyping?<br />
  3. 3. Language<br />Is emotion language dependent?<br />Does this make it less valid?<br />Does an emotion count if it can’t be expressed in words?<br />
  4. 4. Private vs Public<br />Is emotion private knowledge?<br />If so, is there a problem with it as a Way of Knowing?<br />
  5. 5. Knowledge Claims<br />Should emotion ever be used to evaluate knowledge claims?<br />What potential problems can you see with this idea?<br />
  6. 6. Ethics<br />How do our emotions determine our ethical evaluations?<br />Is morality a rational endeavour?<br />
  7. 7. Emotional Intelligence<br />Becoming aware of your own feelings as they are happening is a cornerstone of Emotional Intelligence.<br />How might we do this?<br />Can you see any problems if this is taken to extremes?<br />
  8. 8. Emotional Intelligence<br />Can you think of a time when you as the knower have been emotionally hijacked and only later regretted your actions and/or words?<br />What could you have done to avoid this moment? Did you learn from this or do you continue to make the same mistakes?<br />What does this say about emotion as a WOK?<br />
  9. 9. You as the knower<br />Possible Knowledge Issues:<br />To what extent is it ever acceptable to blame your actions on your emotions?<br />To what extent can we ever be sure of other people’s emotions?<br />

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