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Unformatted text preview: • This insight challenges the philosophic inclination to portray emotions and feelings in terms of a dualism of mind and body • Emotions and feelings cannot easily be linked to mind or body exclusively, and neither mind nor body dominates The Feminist Alternative • Feelings become meaningful as human emotions over time and in social (e.g., linguistic) contexts when they are understood and acted upon • This means that feelings affect and are affected by our understanding and our communal interactions—and thus guide our philosophical enquiries...
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course POLS 209 taught by Professor Kellam during the Spring '07 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '07