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 (desiring or appreciative love), philia (mutuality), and agape (love as pure giving). 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 not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by L. Perlman.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays 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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