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What Love Is

And What It Could Be

Carrie Jenkins

What is love? Aside from being the title of many a popular love song, this is one of life’s perennial questions. In What Love Is, philosopher Carrie Jenkins offers a bold new theory on the nature of romantic love that reconciles its humanistic and scientific components. Love can be a social construct (the idea of a perfect fairy-tale romance) and a...
Publish Date
2017
January 24
Goodreads rating
3.55
ISBN
9780465098859
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Apr 15, 2020
@blackwellbooks @fakedansavage @carriejenkins Well, I definitely recommend "What Love Is" by @carriejenkins -- it's a beautiful, well-argued book. Also "The Art of Loving" by Erich Fromm. "Mating in Captivity" by Esther Perel is very good. Stephanie Coontz' "Marriage: A History" is essential reading. The list goes on!      source