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    DescriptionThis title raises one of the deepest and most puzzling questions we can put to ourselves 'What is Love?'. Drawing on writers and thinkers as diverse as Plato, Tolstoy, Freud and Stendhal, John Armstrong explores how our perception of love is formed by culture and history. This title is suitable for anyone who believes or disbelieves in love.

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    Conditions of Love
    The Philosophy of Intimacy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Armstrong
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 122 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 126 g
    ISBN 13: 9780140294712
    ISBN 10: 0140294716

    BIC E4L: PHI
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    BIC subject category V2: VSP, HP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    DC21: 128.46
    BISAC V2.8: PHI010000
    Thema V1.0: QD, VSP
    Illustrations note
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    30 January 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    John Armstrong is the author of THE INTIMATE PHILOSOPHY OF LOVE. A philosopher at the University of Melbourne
    Table of contents
    The romantic vision; "love is really x"; love's evolution; why love has a history; the perfect union; love as education; recognition; a creative eye; possession; imagination; infatuation; blind cupid; imagination (again); categories; conflict and interpretation; the good of the other; charity; love and the meaning of life; incommensurable desires; sexuality; love's increase; maturity.