Seminars

Our Seminar series provides you with the opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research, stimulate your thinking, engage with important issues and debate your ideas with others, in a relaxed and friendly environment.

“Slave to the Passions?”: Philosophy and the Emotions

“Slave to the Passions?”: Philosophy and the Emotions

What role do the emotions play in our intellectual and emotional life? Recent decades have seen significant advances in psychological understanding of the emotions and their influence on our behaviour and action. Philosophy has tried to follow suit, and this course is designed to apply some of the approaches philosophers have taken in trying to gain a better understanding of the emotions.