Cupid's Arrow: The Course of Love through Time

Cupid's Arrow: The Course of Love through Time

by Robert J. Sternberg
     
 

In Cupid's Arrow, renowned psychologist Robert J. Sternberg presents a unique psychological approach to our undrestanding of the powerful emotion of love. Sternberg applies his "triangular theory," examining the many varieties of love through combinations of intimacy, passion and commitment.See more details below

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In Cupid's Arrow, renowned psychologist Robert J. Sternberg presents a unique psychological approach to our undrestanding of the powerful emotion of love. Sternberg applies his "triangular theory," examining the many varieties of love through combinations of intimacy, passion and commitment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521473200
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2013
Pages:
226
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. IThe Composition of Cupid's Arrow: What Is Love?
1A Three-Component View of Love3
2Seven Kinds of Love16
3Many Different Triangles of Love24
4Measuring the Triangle of Love44
Pt. IIAiming Cupid's Arrow: Love over Many Lifetimes
5The Prehistory of Love53
6The History of Love Revealed through Culture59
7The History of Love Revealed through Literature75
Pt. IIIFiring Cupid's Arrow: Love in Our Lifetime: Beginnings
8The Role of Childhood and Adolescence101
9The Role of Adulthood107
Pt. IVCupid's Arrow in Flight: Love in Our Lifetime: Middles
10The Role of Reward131
11The Course of Relationships141
Pt. VWhen Cupid's Arrow Falls: Love in Our Lifetime: Endings
12Decay of Relationships159
13Dissolution of and New Beginnings for Relationships168
Notes183
Index203

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