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Janack Essay on Love and Virtue Published


Marianne Janack
Marianne Janack

Marianne Janack's essay, "On Love and Virtue: a Commentary on Raja Halwani," has just been published in the volume titled Sex, Love, and Friendship by Rodopi Publishers.  Janack is the Sidney WertimerAssociate Professor of Philosophy.  The volume is a collection of papers presented at the annual conferences of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love from 1993-2003.

 

In her paper, a response to a paper by Raja Halwani (Philosophy Department, School of the Art Institute of Chicago), Janack argues that contrary to popular opinion, love is not simply a feeling on the part of the beloved, but must satisfy certain moral standards that involve the right treatment and respect of both the lover and the beloved.

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