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The Philosophy of (Erotic) Love (Paperback)
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The Philosophy of (Erotic) Love (Paperback)

(editor), (editor), (foreword)
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Paperback 448 Pages / Published: 14/06/1991
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Love, elusive and philosophically intractable as it is, has long fascinated philosophers. In this collection of classic and modern writings on the topic of erotic love, the editors choose excerpts from the great philosophical texts and combine them with works of contemporary philosophers.

Publisher: University Press of Kansas
ISBN: 9780700604807
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 730 g
Dimensions: 230 x 152 x 29 mm


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"A feast for the intellect. The book is equally a delight for the mature scholar's philosophical reflection on a subject that interests all human beings as it is for the beginning student's use in the philosophy classroom as topical reader."--Canadian Philosophical Reviews

"[The book] is suitable for undergraduates, graduates students, and scholars. Alone or with other texts, it is ideal for courses in the philosophy of (erotic) love. With other texts ..., it would work well in courses in the philosophy of personal relations. It could supplement a traditional text in introduction to philosophy or ethics."--Teaching Philosophy


"Stunning! This brilliant interdisciplinary collection is as provocative, enchanting, and richly rewarding as its topic. Unrivaled in scope and richness, blending classic and contemporary readings on love, here is a wellspring of insights for scholars, students, and general readers alike."--Mike W. Martin, author of Self-Deception and Morality

In the end one loves one's desire and not what is desired.--Friedrich Nietzsche

Free love? As if love is anything but free!--Emma Goldman

I know of no more frequently cited word than love . . . Shouldn

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