The Moral Psychology of Hope

The contributions in this volume, written by leading scholars in the philosophy of hope, gives a systematic overview over the philosophical history of hope, about contemporary debates and about the role of hope in our collective life.

The Moral Psychology of Hope

That we can hope is one of the capacities that define us as human beings. To hope means not just to have beliefs about what will happen, but to imagine the future as potentially fulfilling some of our most important wishes. It is therefore not surprising that hope has received attention by philosophers, psychologists and by religious thinkers throughout the ages. The contributions in this volume, written by leading scholars in the philosophy of hope, gives a systematic overview over the philosophical history of hope, about contemporary debates and about the role of hope in our collective life.

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The Moral Psychology of Hope
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Claudia Blöser, Titus Stahl
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-13 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

That we can hope is one of the capacities that define us as human beings. To hope means not just to have beliefs about what will happen, but to imagine the future as potentially fulfilling some of our most important wishes. It is therefore not surprising that hope has received
How We Hope
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Adrienne Martin
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-31 - Publisher: Princeton University Press

What exactly is hope and how does it influence our decisions? In How We Hope, Adrienne Martin presents a novel account of hope, the motivational resources it presupposes, and its function in our practical lives. She contends that hoping for an outcome means treating certain feelings, plans, and imaginings as
The Moral Psychology of Boredom
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Andreas Elpidorou
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Whether we like it or not, boredom is a major part of human life. It permeates and affects our personal, social, practical, and moral existence. In this volume, world-renowned researchers come together to explore a neglected but crucially important aspect of boredom: it's relationship to morality.
The Moral Psychology of Admiration
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Alfred Archer, André Grahle
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-25 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This volume is an interdisciplinary exploration of admiration, examining the nature of this emotion, how it relates to other emotions, and what role it plays in our moral lives.
The Moral Psychology of Guilt
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Bradford Cokelet, Corey J. Maley
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-10 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Philosophers and psychologists come together to think systematically about the nature and value of guilt, looking at the biological origins and psychological nature of guilt, and then discussing the culturally enriched conceptions of this vital moral emotion.