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Love"s Confusions by C. D. C. Reeve

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Topics in philosophy,
  • Movements - Humanism,
  • Philosophy,
  • Self-Help,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Love,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7671310M
ISBN 100674017110
ISBN 109780674017115

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  Love's Confusions takes the reader on a meandering journey with no clear goal but with a lot of learning and discovery along the way. It teases, it entices, it turns your head inside out, and it's a hell of a ride. In that regard, it's a lot like love itself. (Clark Humphrey Seattle Times )5/5(1). Love’s confusions are legion. We promise to love, but we cannot love at will. Love God, we’re commanded, but we cannot love on command. And given the vicissitudes of self-love, even if we could love our neighbors as we love ourselves, would it be a good thing to do so? Looking at love in light of the classical world and Christianity, and in its complex relationship with pornography, violence, sadomasochism, fantasy, sentimentality, and jealousy, Reeve invites us to think more broadly about love, and to find the confusions that inevitably result to Cited by: 5. -- George Scialabba Boston Globe Love's Confusions takes the reader on a meandering journey with no clear goal but with a lot of learning and discovery along the way. It teases, it entices, it turns your head inside out, and it's a hell of a ride. In that regard, it's a lot like love itself.

Love’s Confusions by C.D.C. Reeve and Love, Sex & Tragedy: How the Ancient World Shapes Our Lives by Simon Goldhill (Review) February 6, In Fred Hoyle’s classic science fiction novel, “The Black Cloud” (), a super-intelligent, intergalactically . INDEX was published in Love's Confusions on page NOTES was published in Love's Confusions on page   Love's Confusions At a pivotal moment in The Sea, The Sea, Iris Murdoch's protagonist is deserted, suddenly and without explanation, by the woman he loves. He reports this experience in a sentence I have always found breathtaking, despite the cliché: The example would be pleasing to C. D. C. Reeve, whose recent book about love begins with.

Summary: Annotation Love's confusions are legion. We promise to love, but we cannot love at will. Love God, we're commanded, but we cannot love on command.   Allow yourself to become inspired by some of the best Confucius quotes on life, love, and success. Also see our collection of words of wisdom as well as these wisdom quotes about life, and quotes from Diogenes of Sinope to help bring out the best in you. Wise Confucius quotes about life and love. Confusions. by. Alan Ayckbourn. Rating details 81 ratings 8 reviews. This is a student edition of five one-act plays by Britain's most popular playwright. Ayckbourn's series of plays for actors typify his black comedies of human behaviour/5(8).   “Love’s Confusions” by C.D.C. Reeve Harvard University Press, pp., $ Forget the self-help homilies, the sweet old-fashioned songs, the romance novels.