ISBN : 9780190887872
This book is about love in the classical world -- not erotic passion but the love that binds together intimate members of a family and close friends, but may also include a wider range of individuals for whom we care deeply. Among the topics discussed are friendship, loyalty, gratitude, grief, and civic solidarity.
Chapter 1: Love and Friendship
Chapter 2: Loyalty: The Missing Virtue
Chapter 3: Gratitude and Liberality
Chapter 4: Grief and the Self
Chapter 5: Love and the State