Analyzing Love by Robert Brown

By Robert Brown

Studying Love is worried with 4 simple and missed difficulties relating love. the 1st is settling on its appropriate positive aspects: distinguishing it from liking and benevolence and from sexual hope; describing the gadgets that may be enjoyed and the judgments and goals required through love. the second one query is how we realize the presence of affection and what grounds we can have for pondering it found in any specific case. The 3rd is that of pertaining to it to different feelings similar to anger and worry, and, extra quite often, figuring out the place love stands within the distinction among feelings and attitudes. eventually, the ebook examines how we justify our loves: do we have, and will we want, purposes for loving? What different types of judgment are applicable to like? will we criticize a lover for their offerings?

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In the former case, the agent certainly loves only that part of her that consists in particular abilities, and the agent must love her only while she retains the abilities. In the latter case, the agent loves her for once having possessed certain qualities. But in both cases, what the agent claims to love are qualities or abilities that might 42 well be possessed by other people who would be, for that reason, equally worthy of the agent's love. There would be nothing distinctive in principle about the object of the agent's affections, and hence nothing about the beloved that would be irreplaceable in those affections; and hence, as was argued previously concerning types of means and occupants of roles, no love of someone as uniquely valuable and worthwhile.

Each of these relations can be given expression in many different ways, and these vary according to the personality of the agent, the circumstances of the occasion, and the conventions of the local group. In spite of that, within a particular situation and a particular society, there is usually no great difficulty in people reaching agreement as to whether a given action shows any, some, or much esteem, affection, benevolence, or commitment. Love is no different in this respect. When people who are in a position to make an informed judgment nevertheless disagree on a marginal or novel case, and on the depth of the relationship, they still agree on the general run of cases because members of their group have been educated to do so.

He regards satisfaction of these wants as an end and not as a means toward some other end. (1976, p. 157) One weakness of this suggestion, as we have already noted, is that some agents do not have, and so cannot report, such beliefs about the determinate characteristics of those whom they love. When questioned, these agents can list the characteristics that they like or admire in the person whom they love. But they often do not claim, and it does not follow, that these characteristics are what make the agents love their partners.

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