About Love: Reinventing Romance for our Times

[Robert C. Solomon] ↠ About Love: Reinventing Romance for our Times º Download Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. About Love: Reinventing Romance for our Times Garylee said Highly recommended. I first read this book as part of a Philosophy of Love course in college and it truly shaped and reinforced many of my views on Romantic Love. I do believe that we as humans have an inherent need for loving companionship, but Solomon does a great job in deconstructing the Westen idea of Love and how it has shaped our culture and our relationships. I re-read it after my divorce and it helped me to see myself and my relationship with the ex more lucidly. As I move

About Love: Reinventing Romance for our Times

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Rating : 4.99 (833 Votes)
Asin : 0872208575
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 352 Pages
Publish Date : 2014-05-07
Language : English

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Garylee said Highly recommended. I first read this book as part of a Philosophy of Love course in college and it truly shaped and reinforced many of my views on Romantic Love. I do believe that we as humans have an inherent need for loving companionship, but Solomon does a great job in deconstructing the Westen idea of Love and how it has shaped our culture and our relationships. I re-read it after my divorce and it helped me to see myself and my relationship with the ex more lucidly. As I move forward in m. Thought Provoking Gregory O. Schnurr I couldn't put this book down! It's well written with a lot of information, both historic and modern. I never knew our current view of love is a rather new view, one that has been hashed out of centuries of religious, social and economic growth. We tend to take love for granted and out on a spiritual and metaphysical plane with no more than a few quotes to get us by, but, few of us ever ask why it is this way and why do we feel what we feel. When the verbiage of the latest s. A genuine masterpiece. A Customer About Love is a welcome burst of genius on the topicmost in need and deserving of it. "Relationship"books are a category where sloppy reasoning abounds and where simple selfishness is often offered as a legitimate approach to meaningful intimacy. This book however, is a genuine masterpiece. More than any other writer on this topic, and more than most writers on any topic, Mr. Solomon enters the big issues and emerges with, in my opinion, the Truth. About Love is about, as it

His re-visioning of love favors Plato's concept of the merger of two souls over Freud's view of love as sublimated erotic feeling. In this wise, witty, adventurous essay, Solomon sheds light on love at first sight, whether opposites attract, counterfeit emotion, the euphemism (and act) of "sleeping together," possessiveness, the need of lovers for privacy and the importance of fights in a healthy relationship. Literary Guild alternate. Solomon defines romantic love as an emotional process that is reciprocal and appropriate only between equals. . From Publishers Weekly Romantic love may begin with sexual pas

A subtle and distinguished work by a philosopher renowned for his groundbreaking analysis of human emotions, About Love

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