About Love: Reinventing Romance for Our Times

Front Cover
Simon & Schuster, 1988 - Philosophy - 349 pages
3 Reviews
Examines the nature of romantic love, changing attitudes towards sex, equality in love relationships, lover's quarrels, and the role of friendship as a foundation of love

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: About Love: Reinventing Romance for Our Times

User Review  - Bridgett - Goodreads

Very practical advice and ideas I found useful. Read full review

Review: About Love: Reinventing Romance for Our Times

User Review  - Adrian Colesberry - Goodreads

Primarily an existentialist scholar (his guides to philosophy are brilliant), Solomon turns philosopher himself in this engaging examination of love. Like a good philosopher, Solomon takes things to ... Read full review

Related books

Contents

Reinventing
13
THE FOGGERS AND THE FACILITATORS
20
THE CRITICAL QUESTION
31
Copyright

33 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1988)

Robert C. Solomon, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, is Quincy Lee Centennial Professor of Philosophy and Business and Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. He has published more than thirty books and over one hundred and fifty articles focusing on ethics, business ethics, the emotions, and the history of philosophy (most notably, Post-Kantian Continental philosophy). He is the author or (co-)editor of numerous textbooks and anthologies used in college classrooms throughout the world. Among these titles are SINCE SOCRATES, ON ETHICS AND LIVING WELL, TWENTY QUESTIONS: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, BIG QUESTIONS: A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, and ABOVE THE BOTTOM LINE, all published by Wadsworth. Before assuming his current post, he taught at Princeton, University of California Los Angeles, and the University of Pittsburgh. He is a yearly visitor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. He regularly consults and provides programs in business ethics for corporations and organizations around the world.

Bibliographic information