Can we know when to trust our emotions in the pursuit of knowledge? Consider history and one other area of knowledge. 1. Intro:
a. Emotion as a way of knowing
b. Pursuit of Knowledge → Gaining insight and into something 2. When DO we trust emotions? Can we ever NOT trust them?
a. Instincts – things we do automatically without thinking about → they feel right/normal → Taking care of a baby. Every normal person would pick up a baby if they found it in the woods somewhere, crying and obviously abandoned. b. Intuition → my Mom running over a little boy and stopping → emotional reaction; not reason or language or sen...