Love Analyzed / Edition 1

Love Analyzed / Edition 1

by Roger Lamb
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813332230

ISBN-13: 9780813332239

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Westview Press


Philosophers have turned their attention in recent years to many previously unmined topics, among them love and friendship. In this collection of new essays in philosophical and moral psychology, philosophers turn their analytic tools to a topic perhaps most resistant to reasoned analysis: erotic love. Also included is one previously published paper by Martha…  See more details below

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Philosophers have turned their attention in recent years to many previously unmined topics, among them love and friendship. In this collection of new essays in philosophical and moral psychology, philosophers turn their analytic tools to a topic perhaps most resistant to reasoned analysis: erotic love. Also included is one previously published paper by Martha Nussbaum.Among the problems discussed are the role that qualities of the beloved play in love, the so-called union theory of love, intentionality and autonomy in love, and traditional issues surrounding jealousy and morality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813332239
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
About the Contributors
1Love and the Individual: Romantic Rightness and Platonic Aspiration1
2Love and Rationality23
3The Right Method of Boy-Loving49
4Union, Autonomy, and Concern65
5Love and Human Bondage in Maugham, Spinoza, and Freud93
6Love and Autonomy107
7Love and Solipsism123
8Love and Its Place in Moral Discourse153
9Jealousy and Desire165
10Love Undigitized189
11Is Love an Emotion?209
12Love and Intentionality: Roxane's Choice225
13Love's Truth243
Index257
About the Book and Editor268

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