New PDF release: Love: Emotion, Myth and Metaphor

By Robert C. Solomon

ISBN-10: 0385141181

ISBN-13: 9780385141185

ISBN-10: 0879755695

ISBN-13: 9780879755690

Love - our hearts yearn for it, we fall into it or out of it, we will do virtually whatever to achieve and hold it. those that have skilled the "power of affection" whirl from its include. it really is scrumptious ache, gut-wrenching discomfort, and intoxicating attract. international locations visit battle over it, crimes are dedicated to meet its calls for, lives are usually ruined due to it, and outstanding feats of braveness and sacrifice are played in its identify. yet past the cliches and greeting card platitudes, can we relatively comprehend what love is, and the way it alters the way in which we predict, suppose, and behave?

Should love be considered as little greater than a lusty romp, or is there extra to it? what's the dating among love and romance, being concerned, situation, compassion, thoughtfulness, intercourse, and the various different elements that our society jumbles jointly during this powerful potpourri whose strength may give energy to the weakest between us, or flip powerhouses of energy into emotional mush.

It is exactly simply because love is such an enormous a part of our lives that we owe it to ourselves to arrive past overwhelming ardour and the roadblocks of phantasm to accomplish genuine figuring out of this impressive human phenomenon. It will not continuously be effortless - in reality, it really is occasionally rather painful. however the rewards are many if you happen to will probability exploring their very own adored attitudes a few topic that has held us in its grip for hundreds of years and indicates no indicators of letting go.

Some of the themes coated are:

- What i believe in My center
- at the (Alleged) Origins of Romantic Love

- What Do i would like whilst i need You?
- Why Do i admire You?

- the significance of Being sincere
- Love, intercourse, and Intimacy

- past intercourse and Gender
- what is So reliable approximately Love?

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