Philosophy is like sex: sure you can get some interesting results, but that's not why we do it. Going one step beyond…why do you FEEL pain or pleasure? Do plants have emotions? How is possible that some people do not understand other’s emotions? Emotions seem to be everywhere, giving meaning to all events of our lives. They are the backbone of social activities as well as they drive the cognitive processes of several living entities. Several animals, including humans, have emotions but…what about machines?...Do machine can have emotions?
Emotions: a Philosophical IntroductionUniversitat Autònoma de Barcelona
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EMOTIONS: A PHILOSOPHICAL INTRODUCTION
This course is very well put together with lots of emotions. It is very interesting on how are emotions come about. Thanks to the Professor.
Thanks for the course. I've learned a lot and will share my experiences to my friends :)
It is a good introductory course. However I feel a more elaborate description of the content would be even more helpful
Very interesting course! Feelings are connected to other philosophical topics such as AI and social robotics.
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