Love and its Objects

July 18, 2013 - July 20, 2013
Department of Philosophy, University of Pardubice

Pardubice Chateau
Zámek 1
Pardubice 530 02
Czech Republic

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Organised in connection with the new edited volume on the philosophy of love and friendship

Love and its Objects. What Can We Care For?
(edited by Christian Maurer, Tony Milligan and Kamila Pacovská)

Confirmed Speakers

  • Katy Abramson; Adam Leite (Indiana University): Self-hatred and Self-love
  • Aaron Ben-Ze'ev (University of Haifa): Ain't Love Nothing But Sex Misspelled? The Difference Between the Objects of Romantic Love and Sexual Desire
  • Jan Bransen (Radboud University Nijmegen): Loving a Stranger
  • Daniel Gustafsson (The University of York): The Love of Art
  • Tomáš Hejduk (University of Pardubice): What Did Socrates Love?
  • Magdalena Hoffmann (University of Bern): Loving Friends, Partners, Children. Why Relationship Structure Matters
  • Angelika Krebs (University of Basel): Dialogical Love
  • Michael Kühler (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster): Loving Persons. Activity and Passivity in Romantic Love
  • Christian Maurer (University of Fribourg): On 'Love at First Sight'
  • Tony Milligan (University of Aberdeen): Animals and the Depth of Love
  • Kamila Pacovská (University of Pardubice): Loving Villains
  • Elizabeth Drummond Young (University of Edinburgh): Love Reveals Persons as Irreplaceable. Related Themes From Raimond Gaita and Jean-Luc Marion

Attendance is free of charge. For registration and accommodation assistance please e-mail Kamila Pacovská ([email protected]).  

Organisers: Tomáš Hejduk, Kamila Pacovská. Workshop language: English. Web:

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