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"Love and lust are far asunder," he wrote. "One good, the other bad." The sad tale of the loveless Henry David Thoreau is in "Great Philosophers Who Failed At Love," a paperback original by Andrew Shaffer, out now for those haunting bookstores for the perfect Valentine's Schadenfreude. There are 37 unlucky philosophers included. Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love. By Andrew Shaffer Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love By Andrew Shaffer Few people have failed at love as spectacularly as the great philosophers. Although we admire their wisdom, history is littered with the romantic failures of the most sensible men and women of every age, including.
Hi, everyone! Today I have something a little different. Andrew Shaffer was kind enough to send me two copies of his new book, Great Philosophers who Failed at Love. Below you’ll find my review in vlog form, along with some natterings about love, and details for a contest in . Great Philosophers who failed at love – Andrew Shaffer. Harper Perennial If you thought you were the only one with love problems, think again. Andrew Shaffer’s entertaining Great Philosophers who failed at love proves that nobody is perfect when it comes to matters of the heart. From Aristotle to Tolstoy, this little book dishes.
DAVENPORT, IA--(Marketwire - 01/25/11) - In the hilarious and compelling new book GREAT PHILOSOPHERS WHO FAILED AT LOVE (released January 4th from HarperCollins Publishers imprint Harper Perennial. Rigorous yet readable notes, sketches, and articles that round out a four-volume panorama of the philosophical pantheon. The eminent existential philosopher Jaspers () died before he could complete this work. Editors Ermarth and Ehrlich have, however, been able to stitch together a coherent book that, in accordance with Jaspers's plan, primarily covers the philosophers whom he termed.
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Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love is a collection of the love-gone-wrong-lives of some of the greatest minds in history. Men and women alike, this group of 37 philosophers were much better off as thinkers than as lovers/5. “‘Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love’ extends the schadenfreude to the boudoir.” (New York Times Book Review) “A funny and oddly moving history of philosophy as tortured erotic dysfunction.” (Neal Pollack, author of Stretch: The Unlikely Making of a Yoga Dude) “Fascinating, thought-provoking and mildly disturbing Cited by: 1.
Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love paints brief but entertaining portraits of great thinkers whose words we repeat – but whose decisions we should avoid at all costs. Our partner: Study Saurus – A-level essay community for students. Bartleby – database of example papers and research documents.
Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love - Kindle edition by Shaffer, Andrew. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love/5(21).
Andrew Shaffer is the author of Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love and, under the pen name Fanny Merkin, Fifty Shames of Earl Grey. His writing has appeared in such diverse publications as Mental Floss and Maxim. An Iowa native, Shaffer lives in Lexington, Kentucky, a magical land of horses and bourbon/5(10).
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If anyone can teach us about love, it should be the great philosophers. But as it turns out, a lover of wisdom and a wise lover are two very different things. JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU Putting Babies in the Corner One of the most important figures of the French Enlightenment, Jean-Jacques Rousseau believed that humankind's natural state had been corrupted by society.
“Amazing stories. Incredible quotes. Sordid details. This book shows that a genius in the realm of thought can be a dummy in the land of love.” — Tom Morris, author of If Aristotle Ran General Motors What do René Descartes, John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Jean-Paul Sartre hav /5(10). Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love.
Harper Perennial () Read an Excerpt • Scribd Subscribers Read for Free!. Buy Online (Print and eBook) • Find At Your Local Library Although nearly everyone "fails at love" at some point, few have failed as spectacularly as the great philosophers. Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love is a simple quick read.
Many great philosophers were terribly misogynistic, some completely undone by sex. Kierkegaard had so little regard for himself that he seemed to be able to love only in thought and fantasy, a common occurrence among the philosophers/5(4). Read "Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love" by Andrew Shaffer available from Rakuten Kobo.
“Amazing stories. Incredible quotes. Sordid details. This book shows that a genius in the realm of thought can be a dumm Brand: Harpercollins E-Books. Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love Andrew Shaffer, Harper Perennial, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book He profiles 37 great Western thinkers, detailing the.
Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love (Book): Shaffer, Andrew: Amazing stories. Incredible quotes. Sordid details. This book shows that a genius in the realm of thought can be a dummy in the land of love.
-- Tom Morris, author of If Aristotle Ran General Motors What do René Descartes, John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Jean-Paul Sartre have in common. There's nothing wrong with the sideways-glance approach to the philosophical canon. Andrew Shaffer's Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love is a slim, friendly book that asks a pertinent question: if folks like Saint Thomas Aquinas, Simone de Beauvoir, John Calvin, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Emanuel Swedenborg were so smart, how did they manage to meet.
The Great Philosophers: Russell: Russell by Ray Monk. Bertrand Russell Bertrand Russell discovered mathematics at the age of eleven. It was, he recalled, a transporting experience: 'as dazzling as first love.'From that moment on, he would pursue his passion with undying devotion and all but erotic fervour.
Andrew Shaffer has basically reflected on philosophers blurring the line between literary thinkers and philosophers. His history conflates art and philosophy to the extent that it makes philosophy into a rumormongering. By accessing their personal lives, philosophers are revealed as failures at love.
It is not even a bad book of philosophy. The book is an excellent introduction of philosophy & philosophers for beginners. The book has exposed male dominance in philosophy. The author has introduced 50 great philosophers in the book 48 of them are men - only two women Hannah Arendt & Simone de Beauvoir/5.
Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love by Andrew Shaffer Posted on February 7, by goobes under Biographies, goobes, Non Fiction, Obituary An entertaining work that actually proves that even the most brilliant of minds can mess up the work of Cupid while at the same time gives some measure of hope to the lovelorn.
"Amazing stories! Incredible quotes! Sordid details! This book shows that a genius in the realm of thought can be a dummy in the land of love." Tom Morris, author of If Aristotle Ran General MotorsWhat do Ren Descartes, John Locke, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and Jean-Paul Sartre have in co.Andrew Shaffer is the author of Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love and, under the pen name Fanny Merkin, Fifty Shames of Earl Grey.
His writing has appeared in such diverse publications as Mental Floss and Maxim. An Iowa native, Shaffer lives i More about Andrew Shaffer.
Book Excerpt: Great Philosophers Who Failed At Love By Andrew Shaffer We all have questions about love; we all want to know the secrets to a successful relationship.