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By Wayne Cristaudo

ISBN-10: 1138507288

ISBN-13: 9781138507289

ISBN-10: 1412846269

ISBN-13: 9781412846264

A Philosophical historical past of affection explores the significance and improvement of affection within the Western global. Wayne Cristaudo argues that love is a materializing strength, a strength which includes numerous particular features or spirits. He argues that we can't comprehend Western civilization until we observe that, inside of its philosophical and spiritual history, there's a deep and profound acceptance of love's artistic and redemptive energy. Cristaudo explores philosophical love (the love of knowledge) and the affection of God and neighbor. The historical past of the West is both a historical past of phantasmic types of affection and the thwarting of affection. hence, the historical past of our hells can be obvious because the background of love's distortions and the repeated pseudo-victories of our personal tastes for the phantasms of affection. Cristaudo argues that the catastrophes from our phantasmic loves threaten to extinguish us, forcing us time and again to open ourselves to new chances of love, to new spirits. Fusing philosophy, literature, theology, psychology, and anthropology, the amount studies significant thinkers within the box, from Plato and Freud, to Pierce, Shakespeare, and Flaubert. Cristaudo explores the most important subject matters of affection of the Church, romantic love and the go back of the female, the clash among familial and romantic love, love in a meaningless global and the affection of evil, and the evolutionary concept of affection. With Cristaudo, the reader embarks on a trip not only via time, but additionally during the other kinds, origins, and spirits of love.

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