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Love and Its Objects : What Can We Care For?

By: Maurer, Christian.
Contributor(s): Milligan, Tony | Pacovská, Kamila.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014Description: 1 online resource (257 p.).ISBN: 9781137383310.Subject(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 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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
Summary: 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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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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Kate Abramson, Indiana University, USA Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, University of Haifa, IsraelJan Bransen, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands Elizabeth Drummond Young, University of Edinburgh, UK Daniel Gustafsson works at the intersections of philosophy, theology and the artsTomá Hejduk, University of Pardubice, Czech RepublicMagdalena Hoffmann, University of Bern, SwitzerlandAngelika Krebs, University of Basel, Switzerland Michael Kühler, Münster University, GermanyAdam Leite, Indiana University, USA Katrien Schaubroeck, University of Antwerp, BelgiumAaron Smuts, Rhode Island College, USA

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