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  • Ronald de Sousa
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  • 24 November 2019
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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 uestions Do we love someone for their virtue their beauty or their moral or other ualities Are love's characteristic desires altruistic or s. Some valuable insights mixed with some oversimplifications of human emotional and social experience but a worthwhile uick read if you're thinking about how love works in the space between philosophy and practice

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Elfish Are there duties of love What do the sciences neuroscience evolutionary and social psychology and anthropology tell us about love Many of the answers we give to such uestions are determined not so much by the facts of human nature as by the ideology of love Ronald de Sousa considers some of the many paradoxes raised by love looking at the different kinds of love affections affiliation philia storage agape but focusses on eros or romantic love He considers whether our conventional beliefs about love. Love is selfless; love is selfish Love is kind; love is cruel Love is fickle; love is forever Love is heaven; love is hell Love is war Love communes with the divine; love justifies the worst of crimes Some say God is love and surely both have much to answer for Traffic with the divine can be perilous even for bystanders Ronald de Sousa

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And sex are deeply irrational and argues that alternative conceptions of love and sex although hard to formulate and live by may be worth striving for ABOUT THE SERIES The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area These pocket sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject uickly Our expert authors combine facts analysis perspective new ideas and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable. Last chapter was simply preaching for polyamorous lifestyle Would have loved it if it didn't reek so much like propoganda Maybe the subject itself provokes a lot of yada yada yada

About the Author: Ronald de Sousa

Ronald Bon de Sousa Pernes is a Canadian philosopher and academic Wikipedia