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The meaning of friendship

Author: Mark Vernon
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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"In this book, Mark Vernon offers penetrating insights on the idea of friendship, using philosophy and modern culture to ask about friendship and sex, work, politics and spirituality. He also explores how notions of friendship may or may not be changing because of the internet, and looks at the psychology of friendship"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Vernon
ISBN: 9780230242883 023024288X
OCLC Number: 464586274
Notes: Previous ed. published as: The philosophy of friendship. Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Description: x, 279 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Friends at Work --
Friends and Lovers --
Faking It --
Friending online --
Unconditional Love --
Politics of Friendship --
Prophetic Friendship --
The Spirituality of Friendship --
Friendship Beyond Self-help.
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