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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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Where do emotions come from?
How many emotions do exist?
What does a plant feel?
A neuroanthropological approach to emotions: from neurons to societies
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EMOTIONS: A PHILOSOPHICAL INTRODUCTION
Interesting Course with a lot of information not only from a philosopical perspective but also from different scientific approaches!! Nice and very usefull bibliography !!
This is such a valuable and informatic course. The lecturer also explains everything clearly. References those provided are very useful and relevant.
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.
I loved taking this class. It was one of the best class I have taken at coursera.
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