Speaker(s): Professor Robert Eaglestone, Dr Edward Harcourt
Chair: Dr Kristina Musholt
Recorded on 8 May 2012 in Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building.
What, if anything, is common to moral guilt, guilt at breaking a diet, survivor guilt, and collective guilt? Do phenomenologies of guilt vary according to culture or upbringing? Is guilt an "advanced" moral emotion or a primitive one?
Robert Eaglestone is professor of contemporary literature and thought at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Edward Harcourt is University Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Oxford.