On Love and Friendship: Philosophical Readings
Clifford Williams, editor
Jones and Bartlett Publishers 1995

     

CONTENTS:

Introduction
About the Cover, Milton Brown

I LOVE AND POPULAR CULTURE
Love in America, Francesca M. Cancian
Television Love, C. Lee Harrington and Denise D. Bielby
Romance Fiction, Juliette Woodruff

II ROMANTIC LOVE
Love as Crystallization, Stendhal
Falling in Love, José Ortega y Gasset
Romantic Love, Altruism, and Self-Respect, Kathryn Pauly Morgan
The Value of Romantic Love, Ethel Spector Person

III AGAPE AND EROS
The Ascent of Love, Plato
Agape and Eros, Anders Nygren
A Theory of Agape, Stephen G. Post
The Nature of Love, John Brentlinger
Apage in Feminist Ethics, Barbara Hilkert Andolsen

IV FRIENDSHIP
On Friendship, Aristotle
Friends as Ends in Themselves, Neera Kapur Badhwar
The Meaning, Value, and Duties of Friendship, David B. Annis
Friendship as a Moral Phenomenon, Lawrence Blum

V THE POSSIBILITY OF LOVE
Love and Its Disintegration in Contemporary Western Society, Erich Fromm
Sartre: The Impossibility of Love, Irving Singer

VI LOVE AND EMOTION
Love as Duty, Immanuel Kant
Sympathy and Value, Philip Mercer
You Shall Love, Soren Kierkegaard
The One-Caring, Nel Noddings

VII CARING
On Caring, Milton Mayeroff
Compassion, Lawrence Blum
The Logic of Sympathy, Philip Mercer


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