What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Lover

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From the dynamic power of lust to the daily frustrations of living with your lover, from selfless devotion to selfish gratification, from the anatomical to the metaphysical, romantic love is a labyrinth in which the most illustrious of thinkers have often lost their way.

In What Philosophy Can Tell You about Your Lover, philosophers of diverse persuasions and backgrounds present their revealing and sometimes shocking insights into the tangled web of love relationships. The ...

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Overview

From the dynamic power of lust to the daily frustrations of living with your lover, from selfless devotion to selfish gratification, from the anatomical to the metaphysical, romantic love is a labyrinth in which the most illustrious of thinkers have often lost their way.

In What Philosophy Can Tell You about Your Lover, philosophers of diverse persuasions and backgrounds present their revealing and sometimes shocking insights into the tangled web of love relationships. The result is brain therapy for the thoughtful lover.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812697636
  • Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/17/2012
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

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Sharon M. Kaye is Professor of Philosophy at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. She is the author of several books, including The Onion and Philosophy (Open Court), Critical Thinking (Oneworld Press, 2009), Medieval Philosophy (Oneworld Press, 2008), and Black Market Truth (Parmenides Publishing, 2008), co-author of several books, including Philosophy for Teens (Prufrock Press, 2006) and More Philosophy for Teens (Prufrock Press, 2007),and editor of Lost and Philosophy (Blackwell, 2007).

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Table of Contents

Come-on vii

I Foreplay 1

1 The Secret of Lust Sharon M. Kaye 3

2 Riding the Magic Carpet with Twilight Ummni Khan 13

3 Kant and Kinky Sex Jordan Pascoe 25

4 Pussy and Other Important Ps Robert Arp 37

II Role Playing 47

5 Hips Don't Lie Paul Loader 49

6 Porn Lovers Jacob M. Held 55

7 Machiavelli at the Bar Stephanie St. Martin 67

8 Platonic Lovers Charles Taliaferro M. Pontoppidan 81

III Positions 93

9 Wilde Expectations Mike Piero 95

10 How to Find Yourself a Dirtbag Carol V.A. Quinn 105

11 The Unexamined Love Emily Barranco 115

12 Love in the Time of Self-Gratification Scott F. Parker 125

13 It's All about Me James Boney 133

IV Intercourse 14314 The Single Life Weaver Santantello 145

15 Who Do You Love, Simone de Beauvoir? Margaret Betz 155

16 The I Who Says "We" Stacey E. Ake 165

17 Friendly Lovers Rqnda Lee Roberts 179

V Afterglow 187

18 Up all Night with Socrates Benjamin Stevens 189

19 Socrates the Seducer Chelsea C. Harry 199

20 The Gift Katarina Majerhold 207

21 Winnie the Pooh in Love Adam Barkman 215

22 A Single Soul in Two Bodies Shai Biderman William J. Devlin 225

Under the Boardwalk 233

Blueberry Hill 239

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