Indicative Reading List Frankfurt, H. See the library reading list for this module Canterbury. On successfully completing the module Level 5 students will be able to: demonstrate a critical understanding of love in the history of philosophy and the diversity of theories and conceptions of love; identify the philosophical problems of love in relation to eros, agape and philia; reflect critically on the nature of love as a philosophical problem across a variety of traditions; show enhanced critical ability in using abstract concepts in relation to the idea of love; demonstrate an ability to carry out additional research for essay and seminar topics.
The Bible says that God is love and humans crave it from the moment of existence, but love describes an emotion with vastly differing degrees of intensity. Four unique forms of love are found in the Bible. We'll explore these different types of love characterized by romantic love, family love, brotherly love, and God's divine love.
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Soon after editing The Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary ReadingsI planned a companion volume of essays, of similar quality and philosophical sophistication, on love. My intention was to show that, behind our ordinary beliefs about and our everyday practice of love, there are intellectual puzzles that demand careful thought. I found that my undergraduate courses in the philosophy of sex were missing something, at least in the assigned readings even in the Symposiumbut not in the minds and questions of students, and hence not in my attempts to lecture, sans supporting texts, in response to these questions.
Psychometric properties of the love attitudes scale in Peruvian undergraduate students. The sample consisted of undergraduate students Reliability by the method of internal consistency of the six factors found was from.
He has written three scholarly books on sexuality and one devoted to love as well as edited numerous teaching anthologies and an encyclopedia to be used in philosophy of sex and love courses. He now teaches at Drexel University in Philadelphia. For centuries, popular writers and respected scholars have written about and analyzed the phenomenon of love without exhausting its potential for contemporary debate.