ES.112 Philosophy of Love


Class Info

Explores the nature of love through works of philosophy, literature, film, poetry, and individual experience. Investigates the distinction among eros, philia, and agape. Students discuss ideas of love as a feeling, an action, a species of 'knowing someone,' or a way to give or take. Authors include Plato, Kant, Buber, D. H. Lawrence, Rumi, and Aristotle. Preference to students in ESG and Concourse.

This class has no prerequisites.

ES.112 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by L. Perlman.

Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 24-619.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-H.

You can find more information at the Experimental Study Group (ES) < MIT site or on the ES.112 Stellar site.

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