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Love : a very short introduction

Author: Ronald De Sousa
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015. ©2015
Series: Very short introductions, 415.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Frirst editionView all editions and formats
From the publisher. Although there are many kinds of love, erotic love has been celebrated in art and poetry as life's most rewarding and exalting experience, worth living and dying for and bringing out the best in ourselves. And yet it has excused, and even been thought to justify, the most reprehensible crimes. Why should this be? This Very Short Introduction explores this and other puzzling questions. Do we love  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald De Sousa
ISBN: 9780199663842 019966384X
OCLC Number: 945568918
Description: 130 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: Puzzles --
Perspectives --
Desire --
Reasons --
Science --
Series Title: Very short introductions, 415.
Responsibility: Ronald de Sousa.


Do we love someone for their virtue, their beauty, or their moral or other qualities? Are love's characteristic desires altruistic or selfish? Are there duties of love? What do the sciences tell us  Read more...


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