On Friendship

On Friendship

by Alexander Nehamas


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465082926
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 05/03/2016
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,285,560
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Alexander Nehamas is a professor of philosophy at Princeton University and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The author of books on art, literature, and authenticity, among other subjects, he lives in Princeton, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

Part One
1. "A Friend Is Another Self": Aristotelian Foundations
2. "A Sort of Secession": The Emergence of Modern Friendship
3. A Structure of the Soul" Friendship and the Arts

Part Two
4. "And So On": Why Do We Love Our Friends?
5. "No Sense of Humor": A Friendship Breaks Down
6. The Good of Friendship

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