What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Lover

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  • Copyright: 2012-04-17
  • Publisher: Open Court
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From the dynamic power of lust to the daily frustrations of living with your lover, from selfless devotion to selfish gratification, from the anatomical to the metaphysical, romantic love is a labyrinth in which the most illustrious of thinkers have often lost their way.

Author Biography

Sharon M. Kaye is Professor of Philosophy at John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. She is the author of several books, including The Onion and Philosophy (Open Court), Critical Thinking (Oneworld Press, 2009), Medieval Philosophy (Oneworld Press, 2008), and Black Market Truth (Parmenides Publishing, 2008), co-author of several books, including Philosophy for Teens (Prufrock Press, 2006) and More Philosophy for Teens (Prufrock Press, 2007),and editor of Lost and Philosophy (Blackwell, 2007).

Table of Contents

Come-onp. vii
Foreplayp. 1
The Secret of Lustp. 3
Riding the Magic Carpet with Twilightp. 13
Kant and Kinky Sexp. 25
Pussy and Other Important Psp. 37
Role Playingp. 47
Hips Don't Liep. 49
Porn Loversp. 55
Machiavelli at the Barp. 67
Platonic Loversp. 81
Positionsp. 93
Wilde Expectationsp. 95
How to Find Yourself a Dirtbagp. 105
The Unexamined Lovep. 115
Love in the Time of Self-Gratificationp. 125
It's All about Mep. 133
Intercoursep. 14314
Who Do You Love, Simone de Beauvoir?p. 155
The I Who Says "We"p. 165
Friendly Loversp. 179
Afterglowp. 187
Up all Night with Socratesp. 189
Socrates the Seducerp. 199
The Giftp. 207
Winnie the Pooh in Lovep. 215
A Single Soul in Two Bodiesp. 225
Under the Boardwalkp. 233
Blueberry Hillp. 239
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