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The Subject of Love: Hélène Cixous and the Feminine Divine

Sal Renshaw

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719069604
eISBN:
9781781702956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719069604.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is about abundant, generous, other-regarding love. In the history of Western ideas of love, such a configuration has been inseparable from our ideas about divinity and the sacred, often ... More


Ethical structures and issues

Antonie Vos

in The Philosophy of John Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624621
eISBN:
9780748652372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624621.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the works of John Duns Scotus related to ethics. It presents the bare challenge of Scotian ethical dilemma and interprets the key words of Scotus's ethical terminology with a ... More


From Sex Robots to Love Robots: Is Mutual Love with a Robot Possible?

Sven Nyholm and Lily Eva Frank

in Robot Sex: Social and Ethical Implications

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036689
eISBN:
9780262341981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036689.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter looks into the possibility of genuine loving relationships with robots (mutual love). Our primary aim is to offer a framework for approaching the question of mutual love. But we also ... More


Love in the Dark: Philosophy by Another Name

Diane Enns

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231178969
eISBN:
9780231542098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231178969.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Intimate love opens us up to suffering, sacrifice, and loss. Is it always worth the risk? Consulting philosophers, writers, and poets who draw insights from material life, Diane Enns shines a light ... More


Traditions That Survive

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: The Modern World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512749
eISBN:
9780262315135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512749.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the two traditions of approaching philosophies of love, namely the “idealist” approach and the “realist” approach. The idealist tradition does not doubt that there are ... More


An Aesthetics of Love: Leone Ebreo’s Dialoghi d’amore (1505/1535)

Susanne Zepp

in An Early Self: Jewish Belonging in Romance Literature, 1499-1627

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804787451
eISBN:
9780804793148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787451.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter is dedicated to an analysis of Leone Ebreo’s Dialoghi d’amore (1505/1535). Their author was Lisbon-born Judah Abrabanel who ranked among the most important philosophers and writers of ... More


The Beginnings of Courtly and Romantic Love

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: Plato to Luther

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512725
eISBN:
9780262315111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512725.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter concludes the volume by discussing the philosophy of love from antiquity into the Middle Ages. Troubadours of the twelfth century sang of an ideal love, and out of their poetry came the ... More


Introduction

Reidar Due

in Love in Motion: Erotic Relationships in Film

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167338
eISBN:
9780231850513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167338.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the philosophy of love. Since Plato's dialogue, Symposion, there have been almost no philosophical theories about love. The dialogue states that the ... More


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