By Peter Hadreas

Utilizing phenomenology to discover the implicit common sense in own love, sexual love, and hatred, Peter Hadreas offers new insights into the distinctiveness of the cherished and gives clean factors for many of the worst outbreaks of violence and hatred nowa days. themes mentioned comprise the price and subjectivity of private love, nudity and the temporality of sexual love, the relationship among own, sexual love, and the incest taboo, the improvement of group-focused hatred from person centred hatred, and prejudicial discrimination. The paintings encompasses research of philosophers and writers from precedent days via to the current day and examines such episodes because the Oklahoma urban Federal development bombing and the Columbine highschool bloodbath.

Show description

Read or Download A Phenomenology of Love and Hate (Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy) PDF

Best humanism books

Penúltimo cuaderno: Una reivindicación de la cultura humanística

Una reivindicación de los angeles cultura humanística, asediada y cada vez más relegada hoy en día, pero que aquí recobra un sorprendente aliento, quizá porque, como cube el propio autor, se trata «de una larga tradición que se hace novedad cada vez que unos ojos los angeles existen».

Dialogue on the infinity of love, 1st Edition

Celebrated as a courtesan and poet, and as a girl of serious intelligence and wit, Tullia d'Aragona (1510–56) entered the talk concerning the morality of affection that engaged the easiest and most renowned male intellects of sixteenth-century Italy. First released in Venice in 1547, yet by no means prior to released in English, discussion at the Infinity of affection casts a girl instead of a guy because the major disputant at the ethics of affection.

Materialism: A Historico-Philosophical Introduction (SpringerBriefs in Philosophy)

This booklet presents an summary of key good points of (philosophical) materialism, in ancient viewpoint. it really is, hence, a examine within the background and philosophy of materialism, with a selected specialise in the early smooth and Enlightenment sessions, best into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. For it used to be within the 18th century that the be aware used to be first utilized by a thinker (La Mettrie) to consult himself.

The Renaissance and English Humanism

The looks of a fourth printing of The Renaissance and English Humanism indicated the scholarly luck this ebook has loved for greater than a decade. As a quick but considerate and eloquent assessment of the effect of the Christian humanistic culture upon our tradition it has no longer been passed.

Extra resources for A Phenomenology of Love and Hate (Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy)

Example text

40. 42 Thurber, James, quoted in Life magazine, 14 March 1960. 3:110–70. 44 Iago’s machinations succeed in blinding Othello to the ‘person’ of Desdemona as here understood. But even in the act of murder, Othello does not lose altogether Desdemona’s uniqueness. 11), which is of course irreplaceable: ‘I know not where is that Promethean heat/ That can thy light relume’ and so on. 12–13). 3:167–9. 46 Anton Chekhov, ‘The Lady with the Pet Dog’, from The Portable Chekhov (New York, 1977), pp. 417–18.

We love the ‘truth’ of the person, in the sense of truth indicated before. That truth is irreducible to the specific objective attributes of the individual, because the truth is based on the conjunction of the pre-objective strivings and struggles of the beloved. But those struggles and strivings are also coupled with our own empathizing with them. Consequently the joy of personal love operates apart from the joys arising from the fulfillment of objective interests. Scheler had rightly observed: ‘...

Curling up in bed, Ryabovich tries to gather the flashing recollections that come into his mind, the hurried footsteps, the rustle of skirts and the sound of a kiss so as to ‘combine them into a whole’. 21 In phenomenological terms, Ryabovich never constitutes an ‘intentional object’ as the focus of his desires. 22 It is this manner of human interaction that introduces personal love. If love is to be extended to another person, as a person, and not merely someone who satisfies our interests or merely someone whose manners or looks please us, we must be willing to enter into a relation with the other person that will allow us to understand the other person, on their terms.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 15 votes