It may seem doubtful that philosophers have much to tell us about love (beyond their love of wisdom).
What Is It
Is love a single thing, or just a word we use to express any number of unrelated emotions? Is love intrinsically irrational? What have philosophers said about love? Did they know what they were talking about? Christopher Phillips, author of Socrates in Love: Philosophy for a Die-Hard Romantic, joins John and Ken for a program recorded live at Powell's City of Books in Portland, Oregon.