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The Nature of Love: Courtly and Romantic

Irving Singer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512732
eISBN:
9780262315128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512732.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This second volume of the author’s trilogy The Nature of Love studies the ideas and ideals of medieval courtly love and nineteenth-century Romantic love, as well as the transition between these two ... More


Religious Love

Irving Singer

in Meaning in Life: The Pursuit of Love

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513579
eISBN:
9780262259194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513579.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the nature of religious love. It suggests that affective imagination in religious love operates on a large ontological scale. Religious love can be seen as the imagination ... More


Love in Three Italian Poets Petrarch, Cavalcanti, Dante

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: Courtly and Romantic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512732
eISBN:
9780262315128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512732.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses how the Hegelian dialectic is similar to the dialectical play within the thinking of the Middle Ages when it comes to the conflict between religious love and courtly love. If ... More


Neoplatonism and the Renaissance

Irving Singer

in The Nature of Love: Courtly and Romantic

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262512732
eISBN:
9780262315128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262512732.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses the model of thinking put forth by Dante in his effort to establish harmony between human love and religious love. This model has been put to good use by philosophers in the ... More


Meaning in Life: The Pursuit of Love

Irving Singer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262513579
eISBN:
9780262259194
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262513579.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The trilogy The Nature of Love traced the development of the concept of love in history and literature from the Greeks to the twentieth century. This second volume returns to the subject of earlier ... More


Nomos: Submission to God’s Will

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/9780262512725.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses how religion turns the idea of love into a form of submission. In Christianity, all must believe that man is created in the likeness of God; because a likeness is always ... More


Elements of Christian 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/9780262512725.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter attempts to dissect the relationship between religion and love. Being the main advocate of religious love, and with love being mainly a product of the Judaeo-Christian tradition, ... More


Platonic Eros

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/9780262512725.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter elaborates on how all of Western philosophy can be treated as a series of footnotes to Plato, even on theories about love. To some, Platonism may seem to be a critique of the lack of ... More


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