The partial and discriminatory nature of emotions seems to contradict the impartial and egalitarian nature of morality in general and tolerance in particular. Tolerance im plies our ability to take several general, impartial perspectives, whereas in emotions we take a very partial perspective. While admitting the presence of such a conflict, I believe that emotions are nevertheless important in moral behaviour in general and in tolerance in particular.
|Title of host publication||Challenges to Democracy|
|Subtitle of host publication||Essays in Honour and Memory of Isaiah Berlin|
|Publisher||Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2018|
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© Raphael Cohen-Almagor 2000. All rights reserved.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Social Sciences (all)