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Existentialism and romantic love

Author: Skye Cleary
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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"This existential study of romantic loving draws on five existential philosophers to offer insights into what is wrong with our everyday ideas about romantic loving, why reality often falls short of the ideal, what can be done to overcome frustrations and disappointments, and possibilities for creating authentically meaningful relationships. Skye Cleary argues that existential philosophies reveal to us the notion  Read more...
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Cleary, Skye, 1975-
Existentialism and romantic love
(DLC) 2015002149
(OCoLC)894540452
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Skye Cleary
ISBN: 9781137455802 1137455802
OCLC Number: 904759691
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Max Stirner and Loving Egoistically --
3. S̜ren Kierkegaard and Loving Aesthetically --
4. Friedrich Nietzsche and Loving Powerfully --
5. Jean-Paul Sartre and Loving Sado-Masochistically --
6. Simone de Beauvoir and Loving Authentically --
7. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Skye Cleary, Columbia University, New York, USA.

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