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The moral psychology of compassion

Author: Justin Caouette; Carolyn Price
Publisher: London : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2018]
Series: Moral psychology of the emotions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compassion is widely regarded as an important moral emotion - a fitting response to various cases of suffering and misfortune. Yet contemporary theorists have rarely given it sustained attention. This volume aims to fill this gap by offering answers to a number of questions surrounding this emotion.
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Moral psychology of compassion.
London ; New York : Rowman & Littlefield International, [2018]
(DLC) 2018011031
(OCoLC)1028605284
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Caouette; Carolyn Price
ISBN: 9781786604200 1786604205
OCLC Number: 1028664013
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Carolyn Price and Justin Caouette / 1. The Moral Value of Compassion, Alfred Archer / 2. Appreciating the Virtues of Compassion, Bradford Cokelet / 3. Compassion and Animals: How to Foster Respect for Other Animals in a World without Justice, Cheryl Abbate / 4. Compassion and Consolation, Aaron Cobb / 5. Compassion and Its Pitfalls, Trudy Govier and David Boutland / 6. Compassion and Practical Reason: the Prospective of the Vulnerable, Carla Bagnoli / 7. Buddhism and the Problem of Universal Compassion, Karsten J. Struhl / 8. Compassion in Medicine, Laura W. Ekstrom / 9. Challenges and Opportunities for Compassionate Mental Health Care, Helen Spandler / 10. Compassion in the Workplace, Justin M. Weinhardt and Aidan Dumaisnil.
Series Title: Moral psychology of the emotions.
Responsibility: edited by Justin Caouette and Carolyn Price.

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Compassion is widely regarded as an important moral emotion - a fitting response to various cases of suffering and misfortune. Yet contemporary theorists have rarely given it sustained attention.  Read more...

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This is probably the most interesting and extensive collection of essays on compassion that I have seen. Chapters by well-known philosophers as well as interesting new voices are featured, and Read more...

 
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