Section 1: The Nature of Admiration / 1. No More Heroes Any More? Sophie-Grace Chappell / 2. Ideals and Idols: On the Nature and Appropriateness of Agential Admiration, Antti Kauppinen / 3. Happy Self-Surrender and Unhappy Self-Assertion: A Comparison between Admiration and Emulative Envy, Sara Protasi / 4. Admiration and Self-Respect, Jan-Willem van der Rijt / Section 2: History / 5. Gazing Upwards to the Stage – Mendelssohn’s Notion of Admiration and its Consequences, Anne Pollok / 6. Nietzsche on Admiration and Admirableness, Simon Robertson / Section 3: Social and Political Dimensions of Admiration / 7. Revolutionary Admiration, Vanessa Wills / 8. Judging in Times of Crisis: Wonder, Admiration, and Emulation, Marguerite La Caze / 9. Admiration as Normative Support, André Grahle / 10. Admiration for Animals (working title), Amanda Cawston / Section 4: Admiration and Moral Education / 11. Is It Morally Good To Admire? Psychological Perspectives on the Potentials and Limits of Admiration and Elevation, Ines Schindler / 12. Admiration and the Development of Moral Virtue, Alan T. Wilson / 13. Obstacles to the Admiration of Moral People, Florien M. Cramwinckel and Benoît Monin / 14. How Admiring Moral Exemplars Can Ruin Your Life: The Case of Conrad’s “Lord Jim”, Alan Thomas, Alfred Archer and Bart Engelen
André Grahle is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München.