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Thinking Matters: What is Love?

"What is love?" course maps the evolution of western ideas about romantic love

Stanford professors Kathryn Starkey and David Lummus teach "What is Love?," a Thinking Matters course that examines the classical roots, medieval developments, and contemporary permutations of Western ideas of romantic love. Keeping in mind the representations of love in our own culture, they consider some of the foundational books about love in the Western tradition.