The concept of love in 17th and 18th century philosophy /

""Love is joy with the accompanying idea of an external cause."" Spinoza's definition of love (Ethics Book 3, Prop. LIX) manifests a major paradigm shift achieved by seventeenth century Europe in which the emotions, formerly seen as normative ""forces of nature, &q...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Other Authors: Boros, Gábor (Editor), Dijn, Herman de, 1943- (Editor), Moors, M. 1947- (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: [Leuven, Belgium] : [Budapest, Hungary] : Leuven University Press ; Eötvös Univ. Press, ©2007.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / G. Boros, H. De Dijm, and M. Moors
  • Cartesian subjectivity and love / Denis Kambouchner
  • The role of Amicitia in political life / Susan James
  • L'apparition de l'amour de soi dans I'Éthique / Chantal Jaquet
  • Spinoza über liebe and erkenntnis / Wolfgang Bartuschat
  • Leibniz on love / Gábor Boros
  • Malebranche on natural and free loves / Tad Schmaltz
  • The problem of conscience and order in the amour-pur debate / Dániel Schmal
  • Love of God and love of creatures: the Masham-Astell exchange / Catherine Wilson
  • The theory and regulation of love in 17th century philosophy / Catherine Wilson
  • Frances Hutcheson: from moral sense to spectatorial rights / Aaron Garrett
  • Philosophy as Medicina mentis? Hume and Spinoza on emotions and wisdom / Willem Lemmens
  • The depth of the heart
  • "even if a bit tumultuous". On compassion and erotic love in Diderot's ethics / Miklós Vassányi
  • Motivational internalism: a Kantian perspective on moral motives and reasons / Heiner Klemme
  • Kant on: "love God above all, and your neighbor as yourself" / Martin Moors.