Intimacy: A Dialectical Study

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"An important contribution to the burgeoning field of the ethics of recognition, this book examines the contradictions inherent in the very concept of intimacy. Working with a wide variety of philosophical and literary sources, it warns against measuring our relationships against ideal standards, since there is no consummate form of intimacy. After analyzing ten major ways that we aim to establish intimacy with one another, including gift-giving, touching, and fetishes, the book concludes that each fails on its own terms, ...

Intimacy: A Dialectical Study 2016, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474226264

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Intimacy: A Dialectical Study 2016, Bloomsbury Academic, New York

ISBN-13: 9781474226257

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