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  • Published: 30 January 2003
  • ISBN: 9780140294712
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $28.00

Conditions Of Love


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Raises one of the deepest and most puzzling questions we can put to ourselves ' What is Love?'
Drawing on writers and thinkers as diverse as Plato, Tolstoy, Freud and Stendhal, John Armstrong explores how our perception of love is formed by culture and history.
For anyone who believes or disbelieves in love.

  • Pub date: 30 January 2003
  • ISBN: 9780140294712
  • Imprint: Penguin Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $28.00

About the Author

John Armstrong

Associate Professor John Armstrong is Philosopher-in-Residence at Melbourne Business School and Senior Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor of Melbourne University. Born in Glasgow and educated at Oxford and London, he has lived in Australia since 2001. He is the author of several internationally acclaimed books, including The Secret Power of Beauty, Conditions of Love and Love, Life, Goethe.

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