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Love this book. Nussbaum is precise, incredibly articulate, and provides stimulating reasons behind why emotions are rational judgments of value. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Madeleine
Someone needs to remake "Sexbomb" and substitute "Nussbaum." I'd buy that song. She's pretty much like a combination of Jesus and Madonna.Published on March 27, 2013 by ap
This book is fantastic, but I give the Kindle edition only 1 star because the footnotes are completely nonfunctional in the Kindle edition. Read morePublished on June 16, 2010 by E. S. Tilghman
Here's a book that makes assigning stars nearly impossible. I finally gave it 3 and 1/2, but that's just an average of 5 and 2, since there were parts so slow and exasperating the... Read morePublished on June 9, 2010 by Bill Pieper, author of the novel WHAT YOU WISH FOR
In the past few centuries or so of Philosophy, except for Hume's dictum 'Reason ought to be the slave of the passions', Philosophers have generally tried to expunge the emotions... Read morePublished on January 19, 2008 by Greg
There is not much to add here other than to say that the book provides a thought provoking look into the cognitive basis of emotions. Read morePublished on August 19, 2006 by BBQ
Martha Nussbaum presents a reasoned and passionate defense of the role of emotions in thought which unfortunately devolves to too much "reading" and not enough analysis, in my... Read morePublished on October 2, 2005 by Edward G. Nilges