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Love and Friendship
  • Author : Jane Austen
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781504061988
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A witty epistolary tale from the beloved author of Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Written in the late 1700s to entertain her family and published posthumously as part of her Juvenilia, Jane Austen’s Love and Friendship is presented in the form of letters exchanged between the heroine, Laura, and the daughter of her friend Isabel, Marianne. In an effort to guide Marianne through the pitfalls of life, Laura relates her own hilarious misadventures—from her quick marriage to the rebellious son of a baronet to an exciting journey to Scotland with her best friend. Love and Friendship “showcases Austen’s humor and wit. From these early writings, we can see Austen working toward the literary masterpieces that readers continue to love nearly 200 years after her death” (Diary of an Eccentric).

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    Love and Friendship
  • Author : Allan David Bloom
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 600
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106010874706
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Philosophy
  • The author of The Closing of the American Mind argues that basic human connections--love and friendship--are withering away, asserting that humans' impoverished feelings are rooted in an impoverished language of love. 200,000 first printing.

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    Love and Freindship
  • Author : Jane Austen
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9780141394718
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Jane Austen's brilliant, hilarious - and often outrageous - early stories, sketches and pieces of nonsense, in a beautiful Penguin Classics clothbound edition. Jane Austen's earliest writing dates from when she was just eleven years, and already shows the hallmarks of her mature work: wit, acute insight into human folly, and a preoccupation with manners, morals and money. But they are also a product of the eighteenth century she grew up in - dark, grotesque, often surprisingly bawdy, and a far cry from the polished, sparkling novels of manners for which she became famous. Drunken heroines, babies who bite off their mother's fingers, and a letter-writer who has murdered her whole family all feature in these very funny pieces. This edition includes all of Austen's juvenilia, including her 'History of England' - written by 'a partial, prejudiced, and ignorant Historian' - and the novella 'Lady Susan', in which the anti-heroine schemes and cheats her way through high society. Taken together, they offer a fascinating - and often surprising - insight into the early Austen. This major new edition is the first time Austen's juvenilia has appeared in Penguin Classics. Edited by Christine Alexander, it includes an introduction, notes and other useful editorial materials. Jane Austen was born on 16 December 1775 at Steventon, near Basingstoke, the seventh child of the rector of the parish. In her youth she wrote many burlesques, parodies and other stories, including a short epistolary novel, Lady Susan. On her father's retirement in 1801, the family moved to Bath, and subsequently to Chawton in Hampshire. The novels published in Austen's lifetime include Sense and Sensibility(1811),Pride and Prejudice (1813), Mansfield Park (1814) and Emma (1816). Persuasion was written in a race against failing health in 1815-16, and was published, together with Northanger Abbey, posthumously in 1818. Austen died in Winchester on 18 July 1817. Christine Alexander is Scientia Professor of English at the University of New South Wales and general editor of the Juvenilia Press. She has published extensively on the Brontës and has co-edited the first book on literary juvenilia, The Child Writer from Austen to Woolf (2005). 'Spirited, easy, full of fun verging with freedom upon sheer nonsense...At fifteen she had few illusions about other people and none about herself' - Virginia Woolf' [Her] inspiration was the inspiration of Gargantua and of Pickwick; it was the gigantic inspiration of laughter' - G. K. Chesterton

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    Sex, Love, and Friendship
  • Author : Adrianne Leigh McEvoy
  • Publisher : Rodopi
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN : 9789401200684
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • The joke is that all the prostitutes go on vacation when the philosophers come to town. The reason that the other conventioneers do it; philosophers just talk about it. And talk about sex and love, and friendship is what the contributors to this volume do! They talk and argue, split hairs and clarify, all trying to advance our understanding of this most interesting practice of the human species. Some of the best minds on three continents, from four nations, and eighteen of the United States discuss such topics as adultery, commitment, cross dressing, gender politics, date rape, family, friendship, friends as lovers, gayness, love, marital pluralism, marriage, prostitution, religiously motivated anti-queer sentiments, same sex marriage, seduction, and self-respect. Rather than preach, participants probe our attitudes and practices involving these issues with the aim of better understanding the broad range of sexual practices of our species. The result is a collection of stimulating essays that can enliven class discussions as well as provide guidance for the sexually perplexed. The work is accessible to readers from high school through college and beyond.

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    Love and Friendship Across Cultures
  • Author : Soraj Hongladarom,Jeremiah Joven Joaquin
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 190
  • ISBN : 9789813348349
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • This collection brings together different philosophical points of view discussing two important aspects of human life, namely love and friendship, within the broad context of comparative philosophy. These points of view differ in terms of their cultural orientations - East or West, ancient or modern; philosophical methodologies - analytical, historical, experimental, or phenomenological, broadly construed; and motivation - explanatory, revisionary, or argumentative. The volume is a comparative treatment of how diverse philosophical cultures view love and friendship, such as how Aristotle and Confucius’ views on friendship are similar and different, how the ancient Greeks and the Buddhists view friendship and happiness, and how posthumous love is possible. With contributions from a diverse set of scholars, this book presents the emerging views of Southeast Asian philosophers compared with those of philosophers from other regions, including Europe and North America. The volume thus provides a multi-faceted way of understanding love and friendship across cultures, and will be relevant to scholars interested in philosophy, the history of ideas, Asian Studies, and religious studies.

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    Love and Friendship
  • Author : Eduardo A. Velásquez
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Pages : 672
  • ISBN : 0739101226
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • These collected essays demonstrate that compelling and illuminating discussions of love and friendship do not fall to psychologists alone, but rightly belong among the major thinkers in the history of political philosophy.

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    Love and Friendship in Plato and Aristotle
  • Author : A. W. Price
  • Publisher : Clarendon Press
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN : 9780191586613
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • This book fully explores for the first time an idea common to Plato and Aristotle, which unites their treatments - otherwise very different - of love and friendship. The idea is that although persons are separate, their lives need not be. One person's life may overflow into another's, and as such, helping another person is a way of serving oneself. The author shows how their view of love and friendship, within not only personal relationships, but also the household and even the city-state, promises to resolve the old dichotomy between egoism and altruism. - ;Friendship and desire in the Lysis; Love in the Symposium; Love in the Phaedrus; Perfect friendship in Aristotle; Aristotle on the varieties of friendship; The household; The City; Epilogue; Appendices; Homogeneity and beauty in the Symposium; Psychoanalysis looks at the Phaedrus ; Plato's sexual morality; Aristotle on erotic love; List of modern works cited. -

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    Love and Friendship
  • Author : Jules J. Toner
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 333
  • ISBN : UOM:39015056785366
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Annotation This volume brings together in a single binding Jules Toner's classic treatise, The Experience of Love -- out of print for many years and now made available again -- and a new posthumous book published here for the first time, Personal Friendship: The Experience and the Ideal.

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    Sex, Love, and Friendship
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Pages : 699
  • ISBN : 9789004495050
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • This collection joins together sixty essays on the philosophy of love and sex. Each was presented at a meeting of The Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love held between 1977 and 1992 and later revised for this edition. Topics addressed include ethical and political issues (AIDS, abortion, homosexual rights, and pornography), conceptual matters (the nature, essence, or definition of love, friendship, sexual desire, and perversion); the study of classical and historical figures (Plato, Aristotle, Spinoza, Kant, and Kierkegaard); and issues in feminist theory (sexual objectification, the social construction of female sexuality, reproductive and marital arrangements). Authors include Jerome Shaffer, Sandra Harding, Michael Ruse, Richard Mohr, Russell Vannoy, Claudia Card, M.C. Dillon, Gene Fendt, Steven Emmanuel, T.F. Morris, Timo Airaksinen, and Sylvia Walsh. The editor, who is the author of Pornography (1986), The Structure of Love (1990), and Sexual Investigations (1996), has also contributed six pieces and an Introduction.

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    The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies
  • Author : George Boys-Stones,Barbara Graziosi,Phiroze Vasunia
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Pages : 912
  • ISBN : 9780191608704
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  • Genre : History
  • The Oxford Handbook of Hellenic Studies is a unique collection of some seventy articles which together explore the ways in which ancient Greece has been, is, and might be studied. It is intended to inform its readers, but also, importantly, to inspire them, and to enable them to pursue their own research by introducing the primary resources and exploring the latest agenda for their study. The emphasis is on the breadth and potential of Hellenic Studies as a flourishing and exciting intellectual arena, and also upon its relevance to the way we think about ourselves today.

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    Star Wars I Love You. I Know.
  • Author : Amy Richau
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 66
  • ISBN : 9780744040968
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Say "I love you" to the Star Wars fan in your life with this collection of lessons in love and friendship from a galaxy far, far away. Relationships can be complex - your dad could have turned to the dark side, your partner could be a princess, or your best friend might speak in more than 7 million forms of communication and never stop talking! This ebook shares some wise advice for romances, friendships, and family relationships from fan-favorite Star Wars characters such as Han and Leia, Rey and Kylo Ren, and Finn and Poe. The perfect Valentine's Day or anniversary gift for your scruffy-looking nerf herder, best friend or long-lost sibling, Star Wars: I Love You. I Know is a light-hearted e-guide to relationships, featuring quotes, classic moments, and characters from the Star Wars galaxy. © and TM 2020 Lucasfilm LTD.

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    O's Little Book of Love & Friendship
  • Author : O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Publisher : Flatiron Books
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781250070111
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • An evocative and heartwarming collection of essays and anecdotes from great writers and celebrated thinkers, O's Little Book of Love & Friendship will captivate anyone whose life has ever been touched by a lasting friendship or an unforgettable romance. With essays and anecdotes from some of the best contributors to O, The Oprah Magazine, this charming collection warms the heart and stirs the soul. Among the highlights: a frank, funny, and freewheeling conversation between two of the world's great BFFs, Oprah Winfrey and Gayle King; Abigail Thomas on the ecstasy and agony of a first date; Elizabeth Strout on sharing the words that made her heart crack; Susanna Sonnenberg on reconnecting with her adored sister; Walter Kirn on love lessons learned the hard way; and more. A perfect gift for anyone's nearest and dearest, O's Little Book of Love & Friendship is a treasure box that readers will turn to again and again.

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    Reading Roman Friendship
  • Author : Craig A. Williams
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 389
  • ISBN : 9781107003651
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  • Genre : History
  • A comprehensive study of friendship in ancient Rome attentive to gender and social status, language and the commemoration of the dead.

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    Love & Friendship
  • Author : Whit Stillman
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0316294152
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • *NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING KATE BECKINSALE, CHLOE SEVIGNY & STEPHEN FRY* ACCLAIM FOR THE BOOK: "Lady Susan remains deliciously wicked" (Vogue); "Very, very funny" (New York Times), "[A] delicately sincere inversion of Austen's amused irony" (New York Review of Books); "Quirky and hilarious" (Publishers Weekly); "An eccentrically cheeky tribute" (New Yorker) A sharp comedy of manners, and a fiendishly funny treat for Jane Austen and Whit Stillman fans alike Impossibly beautiful, disarmingly witty, and completely self-absorbed: Meet Lady Susan Vernon, both the heart and the thorn of Love & Friendship. Recently widowed with a daughter who's coming of age as quickly as their funds are dwindling, Lady Susan makes it her mission to find them wealthy husbands--and fast. But when her attempts to secure their futures result only in the wrath of a prominent conquest's wife and the title of 'most accomplished coquette in England', Lady Susan must rethink her strategy. Unannounced, she arrives at her brother-in-law's country estate. Here she intends to take refuge - in no less than luxury, of course - from the colorful rumors trailing her, while finding another avenue to 'I do'. Before the scandalizing gossip can run its course, though, romantic triangles ensue. A SPECIAL EDITION FEATURING JANE AUSTEN'S ORIGINAL NOVELLA AS ANNOTATED BY THE NARRATOR

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    Love, Friendship, and the Self
  • Author : Bennett W. Helm
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Pages : 334
  • ISBN : 9780191609985
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Recent Western thought has consistently emphasized the individualistic strand in our understanding of persons at the expense of the social strand. Thus, it is generally thought that persons are self-determining and autonomous, where these are understood to be capacities we exercise most fully on our own, apart from others, whose influence on us tends to undermine that autonomy. Love, Friendship, and the Self argues that we must reject a strongly individualistic conception of persons if we are to make sense of significant interpersonal relationships and the importance they can have in our lives. It presents a new account of love as intimate identification and of friendship as a kind of plural agency, in each case grounding and analyzing these notions in terms of interpersonal emotions. At the center of this account is an analysis of how our emotional connectedness with others is essential to our very capacities for autonomy and self-determination: we are rational and autonomous only because of and through our inherently social nature. By focusing on the role that relationships of love and friendship have both in the initial formation of our selves and in the on-going development and maturation of adult persons, Helm significantly alters our understanding of persons and the kind of psychology we persons have as moral and social beings.

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    The Cambridge Companion to Ancient Ethics
  • Author : Lorelle D. Semley
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Pages : 411
  • ISBN : 9781107053915
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  • Genre : History
  • A comprehensive and up-to-date exploration of ancient Greek ethical thought, investigating the figures, movements, and themes of this branch of philosophy.

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    You
  • Author : Stephen Michael King
  • Publisher : Scholastic Canada
  • Pages : 33
  • ISBN : 9781443107228
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Best friends
  • A simple picture book with a touching message about friendship and love. This beautifully poignant picture book follows two lovable characters as they frolic in the world around them and celebrate the true meaning of friendship. In simple text and touching illustrations, this happy duo rejoice in all of the colourful, musical and exciting things the world has to offer, including, of course, YOU. The universal message of love and togetherness makes this the ideal book for snuggling, reading aloud and telling the ones we love that the most important thing is YOU!

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    Love, Family and Friendship
  • Author : Agnaldo Garcia
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN : 9781443870436
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Love, Family and Friendship: A Latin American Perspective presents current research on different aspects of interpersonal relationships, including romantic and couple relations, family relationships and friendship, either conducted in Latin America or involving Latin American participants. The contributors to this volume are drawn from different universities in Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico and USA. The chapters are based on papers presented at the First Latin American Meeting ...

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    Love Undetectable
  • Author : Andrew Sullivan
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780804152266
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  • Genre : Social Science
  • "I intend to be among the first generation that survives this disease." That was former New Republic editor Andrew Sullivan's first public statement about his HIV diagnosis. Speaking to heterosexual and homosexual audiences alike, this book is about the first steps in that journey of survival. If Sullivan's acclaimed first book, Virtually Normal, was about politics, this long-awaited sequel is about life. In a memoir in the form of three essays, Sullivan asks hard questions about his own life and others'. Can the practice of friendship ever compensate for a life without love? Is sex at war or at peace with spirituality? Can faith endure the randomness of death? Is homosexuality genetic or environmental? Love Undetectable, then, refers to many things: to a virus that, for many, has become "undetectable" in the bloodstream thanks to new drugs, and to the failed search for love and intimacy that helped spread it; to the love of God, which in times of plague seems particularly hard to find and understand; to a sexual orientation long pathologized and denied any status as an equal form of human love; and to the love between friends, a love ignored when it isn't demeaned, and obscured by the more useful imperatives of family and society. In a work destined to be as controversial as his first book, Sullivan takes on religious authorities and gay activists; talks candidly about his own promiscuity and search for love; revisits Freud in the origins of homosexuality; and makes one of the more memorable modern cases for elevating the virtue of friendship over the satisfactions of love. Scholarly, impassioned, wide-ranging, and embattled, Love Undetectable is a book that is ultimately not about homosexuality or plague, but about humanity and mortality.

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    Wisdom, Love, and Friendship in Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • Author : Georgia Sermamoglou-Soulmaidi,Evan Robert Keeling
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Pages : 361
  • ISBN : 9783110702217
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • This volume consists of fourteen essays in honor of Daniel Devereux on the themes of love, friendship, and wisdom in Plato, Aristotle, and the Epicureans. Philia (friendship) and eros (love) are topics of major philosophical interest in ancient Greek philosophy. They are also topics of growing interest and importance in contemporary philosophy, much of which is inspired by ancient discussions. Philosophy is itself, of course, a special sort of love, viz. the love of wisdom. Loving in the right way is very closely connected to doing philosophy, cultivating wisdom, and living well. The first nine essays run the gamut of Plato's philosophical career. They include discussions of the >AlcibiadesEuthydemusGorgiasPhaedoPhaedrusSymposiumNicomachean EthicsPoliticsProtrepticusMagna Moralia

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    I Found Love
  • Author : Doug Bender
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781400210398
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  • Genre : Religion
  • From the influential and ever-growing movement I Am Second, a remarkable collection of stories of people searching for and finding love. When I Am Second launched in 2008, the organization intended simply to tell stories of lives changed utterly by people placing God first and themselves second. Although the organization has exploded in size and influence since, that original mission has remained the same--and continues to have enormous power and influence today. I Found Love is the highly anticipated new book from I Am Second, gathering together stories of people who searched everywhere for fulfillment and wholeness and found it only when they surrendered to God. People whose stories appear include the following, among others: David and Tamela Mann Jason Castro Sean Lowe Stephen Baldwin Moving, compelling, and profoundly inspiring, the stories found here remind us that our hearts will always be restless until they find their rest in God and always unsatisfied until we find the love of God.

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    Play with Your Food
  • Author : Joost Elffers,Saxton Freymann
  • Publisher : MetroBooks
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN : 1586632302
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  • Genre : Art
  • Readers are given permission to take nature's healthiest foods and make them into quirky animals and people, unlocking their imaginations to see the world in a whole new light. Full color.

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    Everyone's Guide To Online Dating
  • Author : Shimrit Elisar
  • Publisher : How To Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781848036659
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Whether you're looking for love or a special friendship, online dating is a simple yet effective way to improve your social life. It can also be a lot of fun. By making a decision to try it, you may have already opened a door to a whole new world of exciting possibilities. This practical step-by-step guide will teach you everything you need to know about online dating, so that you can do it safely and enjoyably. This is the first online dating guide written specifically for UK daters. All the advice inside is based on many hundreds of actual case studies as well as in-depth industry knowledge and personal experience. Whether you're an Internet veteran or just starting out, this book will help you on your way to finding love online.

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    Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul on Love & Friendship
  • Author : Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN : 9781453279304
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Self-Help
  • Friends. You gotta have 'em, but sometimes they drive you crazy. You love 'em, but sometimes they make you mad. They'll help you through a crisis...unless they are the crisis.

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    Love and Friendship
  • Author : Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 1490600183
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  • Genre : Poetry
  • "A friend is a person with whom I may be sincere," wrote Ralph Waldo Emerson in Love and Friendship, a collection of essays on relationships. "Before him, I may think aloud. I do then with my friends as I do with my books. I would have them where I can find them, but I seldom use them."

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    Love, Sex, and Friendship
  • Author : Farissa Knox
  • Publisher : Mascot Books
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1643073486
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Before Farissa was a successful business woman, wife, mother, and mentor to young women all over the country, she was a 20-something trying to figure it all out. In her debut memoir, Farissa tells her story of navigating an early career in advertising, the journey of falling in love and making grown-woman decisions in her relationship, and the strength and courage true friendship brought her during this time in her life. In her conversational storytelling approach, Farissa takes the reader through the decisions, opportunities, and experiences that helped her become the confident 30-something-year-old woman she is today and creates a sense of "none of us are in this alone" for readers of all ages.

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    Love and Friendship
  • Author : Montague Brown
  • Publisher : Amer Maritain Assn Incorporated
  • Pages : 292
  • ISBN : 098271193X
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Love and friendship are at the heart of human and divine life. Without reference to them, it is impossible to explain the human being. Yet these terms are irreducibly ambiguous, with multiple meanings for our lives—from particular human relationships, to political communities, to one’s relationship with God. This volume presents a broad collection of essays on love and friendship. It draws on the rich tradition handed down from Greek philosophers and the Holy Scriptures, illumined by the wisdom of the medieval theologians, and reflected upon by Jacques Maritain, his students, and other contemporary Catholic intellectuals. The book illustrates the wide range of meanings with which love and friendship are imbued. After an introduction by Montague Brown, the first section introduces the topic by reflecting upon several historical friendships of Jacques Maritain and his marriage to Raïssa. Section two explores the roots of love in our sensual, emotive, and aesthetic responses to the world. In sections three and four, consideration is given to the freely intended, and hence responsible, choices of our moral and political lives. Section five considers the metaphysical place of love in our world. Finally, the essays of the last section examine the free revelation of God’s love and friendship and the indispensable role such revelation plays in safeguarding and illuminating our human relationships. Contributors to the volume are John J. Conley, SJ, Bryan R. Cross, Gary Culpepper, Brooke Williams Deely, John Marson Dunaway, Lawrence Feingold, Peter Feldmeier, Daniel B. Gallagher, James G. Hanink, Herbert E. Hartmann, Donald J. Keefe, SJ, Christopher P. Klofft, Catherine M. A. McCauliff, John F. Millard, Christopher S. Morrissey, Bernadette E. O’Connor, Francisco Plaza, Jonathan J. Sanford, James V. Schall, SJ, Glenn Statile, William Sweet, Jose Maria J. Yulo, and Nikolaj Zunic.

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    The Four Loves
  • Author : C. S. Lewis
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9780062565457
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Religion
  • A repackaged edition of the revered author's classic work that examines the four types of human love: affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God—part of the C. S. Lewis Signature Classics series. C.S. Lewis—the great British writer, scholar, lay theologian, broadcaster, Christian apologist, and bestselling author of Mere Christianity, The Screwtape Letters, The Great Divorce, The Chronicles of Narnia, and many other beloved classics—contemplates the essence of love and how it works in our daily lives in one of his most famous works of nonfiction. Lewis examines four varieties of human love: affection, the most basic form; friendship, the rarest and perhaps most insightful; Eros, passionate love; charity, the greatest and least selfish. Throughout this compassionate and reasoned study, he encourages readers to open themselves to all forms of love—the key to understanding that brings us closer to God.

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    Shakespeare on Love and Friendship
  • Author : Allan Bloom
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 0226060454
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  • Genre : Drama
  • In particular, we see the full variety of erotic connections, from the "star-crossed" devotions of Romeo and Juliet to the failed romance of Troilus and Cressida to the problematic friendship of Falstaff and Hal.".

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    Friendship and Love, Ethics and Politics
  • Author : Eva Österberg
  • Publisher : Central European University Press
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN : 9786155211799
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • Today, friendship, love and sexuality are mostly viewed as private, personal and informal relations. In the mediaeval and early modern period, just like in ancient times, this was different. The classical philosophy of friendship (Aristotle) included both friendship and love in the concept of philia. It was also linked to an argument about the virtues needed to become an excellent member of the city state. Thus, close relations were not only thought to be a matter of pleasant gatherings in privacy, but just as much a matter of ethics and politics.What, then, happened to the classical ideas of close relations when they were transmitted to philosophers, clerical and monastic thinkers, state officials or other people in the medieval and early modern period? To what extent did friendship transcend the distinctions between private and public that then existed? How were close relations shaped in practice? Did dialogues with close friends help to contribute to the process of subject-formation in the Renaissance and Enlightenment? To what degree did institutions of power or individual thinkers find it necessary to caution against friendship or love and sexuality?

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    Courage
  • Author : Disko Praphanchith
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Pages : 544
  • ISBN : 1484169476
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Courage chronicles the tale of two friends over the span of a lifetime. There is Jenny Park, a Korean-American girl whose search for her identity in this world alienates her from her Korean kinsfolk. There is Daniel Fischer, an intense, thoughtful, and brilliant young man whose mind separates him from the rest of his peers. The two meet early in life and form a deep loving friendship. As time passes, however, it is this very friendship that becomes their greatest source of pain, where an inability to voice their love for one another drives them apart. Years later, and Jenny is a broken woman living under the tyrannical hands of her husband. Her life is hell, and each day is spent uselessly tolling away without meaning. When Jenny sees Daniel one night, however, memories of love and friendship stir deep in her heart. With these memories suddenly rekindled, Jenny flees from her husband, travels back into the world, and attempts to reunite with the boy she once loved and knew.Heartrending and deep, Courage infuses an emotional rawness in examining human individuality where personal identity is repressed. The novel moreover contemplates what it means to accept the inevitable loss of friendship in life—as well as what it means to simply love.

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    A dictionary of the Bengalee language. 2 vols. [in 3. Vol. 1 is of the 2nd ed.].
  • Author : William Carey
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 636
  • ISBN : OXFORD:600085756
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book A dictionary of the Bengalee language. 2 vols. [in 3. Vol. 1 is of the 2nd ed.].

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    On Friendship
  • Author : Alexander Nehamas
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780465098613
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • An eminent philosopher reflects on the nature of friendship, past and present Friends are a constant feature of our lives, yet friendship itself is difficult to define. Even Michel de Montaigne, author of the seminal essay "Of Friendship," found it nearly impossible to account for the great friendship of his life. Why is something so commonplace and universal so hard to grasp? What is it about the nature of friendship that proves so elusive? In On Friendship, the acclaimed philosopher Alexander Nehamas launches an original and far-ranging investigation of friendship. Exploring the long history of philosophical thinking on the subject, from Aristotle to Emerson and beyond, and drawing on examples from literature, art, drama, and his own life, Nehamas shows that for centuries, friendship was as much a public relationship as it was a private one-inseparable from politics and commerce, favors and perks. Now that it is more firmly in the private realm, Nehamas holds, close friendship is central to the good life. Profound and affecting, On Friendship sheds light on why we love our friends-and how they determine who we are, and who we might become.

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    A Dictionary of the Bengala Language
  • Author : William Carey
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 1037
  • ISBN : BSB:BSB10521965
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book A Dictionary of the Bengala Language

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    The Mastery of Love CD
  • Author : Don Miguel Ruiz
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9781878424570
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • Using inspirational stories to impart the ancient wisdom of the three Toltec masteries--awareness, transformation, and love--the author examines the common fallacies that can undermine love, and tells listeners how to gain wisdom, avoid fear, and end thebattle for control with their partners.

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    Small Miracles Of Love & Friendship
  • Author : Yitta Halberstam Mandelbaum,Judith Leventhal,Yitta Halberstam
  • Publisher : Adams Media
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1580621805
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Shares a collection of seemingly random events that took on meaningful significance in people's lives, each demonstrating the power of love and friendship.

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    The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend Is My Girlfriend
  • Author : Maddy Court
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN : 9781797202228
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • This illustrated book of advice on love, dating, and friendship—written by and for queer women and people of marginalized genders—is the new go-to queer relationship handbook. Fix yourself a cup of non-caffeinated herbal tea and prepare to laugh, cry, reminisce, and feel your feelings as you read through these quintessentially queer dating dilemmas. In The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend Is My Girlfriend, advice columnist Maddy Court (a.k.a. Xena Worrier Princess) answers anonymous queries from lesbian, bisexual, and queer women and people of marginalized genders. Illustrated by comics artist Kelsey Wroten and based on Court's viral zine of the same name, this book features never-before-published letters and responses about first loves, heartbreak, coming out, and queer friendship—all answered with the warmth and honesty of the gay big sister you wish you had. • BY QUEERS, FOR QUEERS: This book was written by and for queer women and people of marginalized genders. The questions reflect real experiences that aren't often represented in the media, and the answers offer an important reminder that loving ourselves takes patience, effort, and the support of our friends and communities. • EXCITING DEBUT AUTHOR: In 2018, Maddy Court made the leap from creating niche lesbian memes on Instagram to writing and distributing a series of zines. Never preachy or dismissive, Court offers advice that is sympathetic and straightforward—it's equal parts refreshing vulnerability and remarkable wisdom. • GORGEOUS ILLUSTRATION: Kelsey Wroten's art brings the letters to life, immersing the reader in all the joys and disappointments of the contributors who wrote in from all over the world. In addition to the traditional illustrations, each chapter features a paneled mini-comic that speaks to the different themes. • AMAZING GUEST EXPERTS: Because one queer cannot possible hold all the answers, The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend Is My Girlfriend also includes advice from an incredible roster of guest experts. Author and comedian Samantha Irby; musicians JD Samson and Ellen Kempner; and writers and activists Tyler Ford, Kalyn Heffernan, Lola Pellegrino, and Mey Rude all tackle questions on long-distance breakups, jealousy, love triangles, making friends, and more. Perfect for: • Lesbian, bisexual, and queer women and people of marginalized genders with questions about dating, friendship, and life • Fans of the Ex-Girlfriend zine series and followers of @Xenaworrierprincess • Fans of Kelsey Wroten's graphic novels and art

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    Wisdom, Love, and Friendship in Ancient Greek Philosophy
  • Author : Georgia Sermamoglou-Soulmaidi,Evan Robert Keeling
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Pages : 361
  • ISBN : 9783110702378
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • This volume consists of fourteen essays in honor of Daniel Devereux on the themes of love, friendship, and wisdom in Plato, Aristotle, and the Epicureans. Philia (friendship) and eros (love) are topics of major philosophical interest in ancient Greek philosophy. They are also topics of growing interest and importance in contemporary philosophy, much of which is inspired by ancient discussions. Philosophy is itself, of course, a special sort of love, viz. the love of wisdom. Loving in the right way is very closely connected to doing philosophy, cultivating wisdom, and living well. The first nine essays run the gamut of Plato's philosophical career. They include discussions of the >AlcibiadesEuthydemusGorgiasPhaedoPhaedrusSymposiumNicomachean EthicsPoliticsProtrepticusMagna Moralia

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    The Perfect Recipe for Love and Friendship
  • Author : Shirley Jump
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 147891694X
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : FICTION
  • Bridget O'Bannon is ready for a do-over. After years of pretending she had a happy marriage and denying that she missed the friends and family she'd left behind, she's headed home to restart her life. But working alongside her family every day at their bakery isn't as easy as whipping up her favorite chocolate peanut butter cake. Her mother won't give her a moment's peace, and her sister Abby is keeping secrets of her own. And there doesn't seem to be enough frosting in the world to smooth over the cracks forming between them. Bridget can see the recipe for a happy life- including the possibility of a new romance- written out before her, but first she and her family will need to lay bare their secrets and rediscover the most elusive ingredients of all: forgiveness, laughter, and love.

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    The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy
  • Author : Taylor & Francis Group
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN : 0367659638
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  • Genre : Books
  • The Routledge Handbook of Love in Philosophy collects 39 original chapters from prominent philosophers on the nature, meaning, value, and predicaments of love, presented in a unique framework that highlights the rich variety of methods and traditions used to engage with these subjects. This volume is structured around important realms of human life and activity, each of which receives its own section: I. Family and Friendship II. Romance and Sex III. Politics and Society IV. Animals, Nature, and the Environment V. Art, Faith, and Meaning VI. Rationality and Morality VII. Traditions: Historical and Contemporary. This last section includes chapters treating love as a subject in both Western and non-Western philosophical traditions. The contributions, all appearing in print here for the first time, are written to be accessible and compelling to non-philosophers and philosophers alike; and the volume as a whole encourages professional philosophers, teachers, students, and lay readers to rethink standard constructions of philosophical canons.