Troy Jollimore reviews Love Drugs: The Chemical Future of Relationships, by Brian D. Earp and Julian Savulescu.
philosophy of love
Sacred and Profane Love
Q&A with Jennifer Frey
By Carla Nappi and Carrie Jenkins.
Love Will Find A Way
Mark Vernon is a writer and psychotherapist. His latest book is The Idler Guide to Ancient Philosophy (Idler Books). This essay is adapted from his book Love: All That Matters (Hodder Education).
Love as Religion
Simon May argues that love has taken on the role of a new god in Western thought.
Jeremy Stangroom asks, is it really better to have loved and lost?
Crazy About You
Berit Brogaard asks, does the idea of irrational love make sense?
Our Children, Our Selves
Jean Kazez takes up the connection between parental love and self-love.
Issue 70 Forum: Love
Philosophers have been going on about love almost since the beginning. The pre-Socratics had odd things to say about love as a force binding the basic elements of matter to one another, but of course it’s Plato’s Symposium that really started us thinking about love, though it hasn’t just been the Greeks. Philosophers as varied […]
Love and Acceptance
Tony Milligan on what it means to be loved for who you are.
Jean Kazez on love, friendship and gender.
Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Tony Milligan appreciates some answers, even if it’s not all new.