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Emotions should be in the heart of complex political debates

11 mins | Jul 14, 2020
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By definition, they are not at odds with rationality but can be an important source of moral reflection. "Mainstream approaches to risk typically involve only consequentialist methods, such as cost-benefit analysis. They tend to overlook many other ethical considerations, such as distributive and procedural justice, fairness and autonomy. Emotions can play a vital role in highlighting these additional ethical dimensions." Professor Sabine Roeser argues in Psyche magazine for a better understanding of emotions in the political landscape.
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