Love and Its Objects

What Can We Care For?

  • Christian Maurer
  • Tony Milligan
  • Kamila Pacovská

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. Christian Maurer, Tony Milligan, Kamila Pacovská
      Pages 1-4
  3. Romantic and Erotic Love

  4. The Appropriate Beloved

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Kate Abramson, Adam Leite
      Pages 75-90
    3. Aaron Smuts
      Pages 91-107
    4. Katrien Schaubroeck
      Pages 108-124
    5. Kamila Pacovská
      Pages 125-139
  5. Strangers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Jan Bransen
      Pages 143-159
    3. Christian Maurer
      Pages 160-174
  6. Humans and Persons

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Elizabeth Drummond Young
      Pages 177-191
    3. Magdalena Hoffmann
      Pages 192-208
  7. The Nonhuman

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 209-209
    2. Tony Milligan
      Pages 211-225

About this book

Introduction

This collection of essays on the philosophy of love, by leading contributors to the discussion, places particular emphasis on the relation between love, its character and appropriateness and the objects towards which it is directed: romantic and erotic partners, persons, ourselves, strangers, non-human animals and art.

Keywords

Love Sex Eros Friendship Moral Philosophy Care Philia Relationships Ethics Moral Psychology Literature Good Evil Beauty Velleman Frankfurt Kolodny Gaita Buber Scheler animals art care Enzo Paci essay humans knowledge love philosophy Romanticism Socrates structure

Editors and affiliations

  • Christian Maurer
    • 1
  • Tony Milligan
    • 2
  • Kamila Pacovská
    • 3
  1. 1.University of FribourgSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of HertfordshireUK
  3. 3.University of PardubiceCzech Republic

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137383310
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Religion & Philosophy Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48048-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-38331-0
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