Political emotions Why love matters for justice

Martha Craven Nussbaum, 1947-

Book - 2013

Analyzing the role of emotion in political life, draws from a range of global sources to suggest that the cultivation of emotions--specifically love--can inspire individuals to sacrifice for the common good.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 2013.
Physical Description
viii, 457 pages ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Main Author
Martha Craven Nussbaum, 1947- (author)
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