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A Philosophical Inquiry on Love and Justice
This is a philosophical essay on the interrelationship of love and justice in the standpoint of view of moral philosophy. The discussion of this essay has two partitions: love on one hand, and justice, on the other.
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Table of contents
Background Perspectives 1
Love of Self and Others 1
Ethics and Justice 2
Particular Applications of Justice 3
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A philosophical inquiry on LOVE AND JUSTICE Background Perspectives It is love and the worthiness to love and be loved which forms and most distinctive feature of the woman personality. Love does not merely aim at qualities; one does not love qualities. Love aims at the deepest reality, the most substantial hidden existing reality in the beloved – a metaphysical center, deeper than all the qualities and the essences which one can discover and enumerate in the beloved. That is why true love never says “I love you for your hair, your eyes, your speaking softly, your fame or money.” It says I love you – you the embodiment of all the good, the noblest and the best.” It is the person – the you that is the object of love. It is only such love as is rooted in the person, the immortal in mortals that is true, whole and enduring. Herein is a motive nobler than mere duty or obligation for doing good, and the mainspring of all virtues – love. I must love my neighbor because he is a person like me and therefore worthy of love. A community of men is ...
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This philosophical essay contains useful and pragmatic insights. It is a combination of an utopian vision coupled with pragmatism. One could be idealistic without losing sight of reality however.