Loving Someone in Particular.

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  • Author(s): Bagley, Benjamin1
  • Source:
    Ethics; Jan2015, Vol. 125 Issue 2, p477-507, 31p
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    • Subjects:
      Love; Philosophy; Romance fiction; Interpersonal relations; Emotions (Philosophy); Ethics
    • Abstract:
      People loved for their beauty and cheerfulness are not loved as irreplaceable, yet people loved for "what their souls are made of" are. Or so literary romance implies; leading philosophical accounts, however, deny the distinction, holding that reasons for love either do not exist or do not include the beloved's distinguishing features. In this, I argue, they deny an essential species of love. To account for it while preserving the beloved's irreplaceability, I defend a model of agency on which people can love each other for identities still being created, through a kind of mutual improvisation. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
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      1Harvard University
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    • ABNT:
      BAGLEY, B. Loving Someone in Particular. Ethics, [s. l.], v. 125, n. 2, p. 477–507, 2015. DOI 10.1086/678481. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=100306431&custid=s6224580. Acesso em: 27 jan. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Bagley B. Loving Someone in Particular. Ethics. 2015;125(2):477-507. doi:10.1086/678481.
    • APA:
      Bagley, B. (2015). Loving Someone in Particular. Ethics, 125(2), 477–507. https://doi.org/10.1086/678481
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Bagley, Benjamin1. 2015. “Loving Someone in Particular.” Ethics 125 (2): 477–507. doi:10.1086/678481.
    • Harvard:
      Bagley, B. (2015) ‘Loving Someone in Particular’, Ethics, 125(2), pp. 477–507. doi: 10.1086/678481.
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Bagley, B 2015, ‘Loving Someone in Particular’, Ethics, vol. 125, no. 2, pp. 477–507, viewed 27 January 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Bagley, Benjamin1. “Loving Someone in Particular.” Ethics, vol. 125, no. 2, Jan. 2015, pp. 477–507. EBSCOhost, doi:10.1086/678481.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Bagley, Benjamin1. “Loving Someone in Particular.” Ethics 125, no. 2 (January 2015): 477–507. doi:10.1086/678481.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Bagley B. Loving Someone in Particular. Ethics [Internet]. 2015 Jan [cited 2020 Jan 27];125(2):477–507. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=hft&AN=100306431&custid=s6224580