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By Linnell Secomb

Philosophy and Love introduces readers to philosophical reflections on love from Plato to the current. Bringing philosophy including well known cultural research, Linnell Secomb presents an engaging and fascinating account of theories of affection all through historical past. alongside the way in which, reflections on same-sex hope, cross-cultural love, and web romance are thought of opposed to the tips of Nietzsche, Beauvoir, Irigaray, Derrida, and Fanon, and different modern cultural commentators at the human . The paintings additionally seems at cultural productions of affection starting from Sappho to Frankenstein through concentrating on archetypal tales of affection and love long past fallacious. Philosophy and Love finds an ethics and politics of affection that discloses the paradoxes, conflicts, and depth of human love relations.

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