The Many Facets of Love

The Many Facets of Love

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Poets, theologians, romantics, scientists, and revolutionaries alike have explored the many facets of love. Judging by the wide use of the word a€œlovea€ and the high praise it typically receives, we might think that philosophers have thoroughly analyzed love. But this is not the case. This book takes a step toward rectifying the neglect of a philosophical analysis of love. It brings together fifteen philosophical perspectives that explore some of lovea€™s most important facets. Most of the essays have theistic or religious concerns in mind.But on my view there is a powerful argument that can be brought against the ability to love, which can be formulated ... In this essay, I will argue against the position defined in (2), namely that we do not have access to anothera#39;s mental states.

Title:The Many Facets of Love
Author:Thomas Jay Oord
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2009-03-26


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