Love and Its Objects : What Can We Care For?Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (257 p.)ISBN: 9781137383310Subject(s): Feminism -- history -- United States -- Collected Works | Feminism -- United States -- Collected Works | History, 19th Century -- United States -- Collected Works | History, 20th Century -- United States -- Collected Works | Women -- Health and hygiene -- History | Women -- Health and hygiene | Women's Health -- history -- United States -- Collected Works | Women's Health -- United States -- Collected Works | Women's Rights -- history -- United States -- Collected WorksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Love and Its Objects : What Can We Care For?DDC classification: 362.1082 LOC classification: RA564.85 .V65 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half-Title ; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Notes on Contributors; Introduction; Part I Romantic and Erotic Love; 1 Between I and Thou - On the Dialogical Nature of Love; 2 Ain't Love Nothing but Sex Misspelled? The Role of Sex in Romantic Love; 3 Loving Persons: Activity and Passivity in Romantic Love; 4 What Did Socrates Love?; Part II The Appropriate Beloved; 5 Self-hatred, Self-love, and Value; 6 Is It Better to Love Better Things?; 7 Loving the Lovable; 8 Loving Villains: Virtue in Response to Wrongdoing; Part III Strangers; 9 Loving a Stranger
10 On 'Love at First Sight'Part IV Humans and Persons; 11 Love Reveals Persons as Irreplaceable; 12 What Relationship Structure Tells Us about Love; Part V The Nonhuman; 13 Animals and the Capacity for Love; 14 The Love of Art: Art, Oikophilia , and Philokalia; Index
This collection of essays on the philosophy of love, by leading contributors to the discussion, places particular emphasis on the relation between love, its character and appropriateness and the objects towards which it is directed: romantic and erotic partners, persons, ourselves, strangers, non-human animals and art.
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