Love and Time
Project funded by own resources
Project title Love and Time
Principal Investigator(s) Krebs, Angelika
Ben-Ze'ev, Aaron
Organisation / Research unit Departement Künste, Medien, Philosophie / Praktische Philosophie (Krebs)
Project start 01.07.2014
Probable end 31.01.2019
Status Completed
Abstract

The connection between romantic love and time has always fascinated lovers, who ask themselves if their love will endure always and forever. And if it does, will it be the same as it is now? This chapter argues that romantic love can indeed endure for a long time without necessarily declining into something like friendship or companionate love. In order to show this, it provides various conceptual tools that can help to understand enduring emotions in general and enduring romantic love in particular, such as the distinctions between acute, extended, and enduring emotions, or between superficial and profound emotions. Finally, it tests this position by applying it to the issues of old age, sickness, and death, as exemplified in Michael Haneke’s film Amour.

Keywords Love, Romantic Love, Time, Parts of Love, Feelings
Financed by University funds
Other funds

Published results ()

  ID Autor(en) Titel ISSN / ISBN Erschienen in Art der Publikation
4495608  Krebs, Angelika; Ben-Ze'ev, Aaron  Love and Time  978-0-19-939572-9 ; 978-0-19-939574-3  The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Love  Publication: Book Item (Buchkap., Lexikonartikel, jur. Kommentierung, Beiträge in Sammelbänden etc.) 
   

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