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Srinivasan, Amia. The Aptness of Anger
2018, Journal of Political Philosophy, 26 (2):123-144
Added by: Clotilde Torregrossa, Contributed by: Lizzy Ventham

Abstract: This paper argues that anger has an important role in political life. By not recognising this, we risk neglecting groups for whom anger is appropriate, and who have never been allowed to be angry.

Comment: This paper is a great conversation starter about the place of anger in political philosophy. It provides original arguments that can go against a lot of students' initial intuitions on the topic, so can be a great way to start discussion and debate. I'd use it on classes on politics, feminism, or applied ethics.

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