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Aaron Ben-Ze'ev

Contributors

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, the President of the University of Haifa, is Professor of Philosophy. He is considered one of the world's leading experts in the study of emotions. He has written many books including: The Perceptual SystemThe Subtlety of Emotions and Love Online: Emotions on the Internetand most recently, In the Name of Love: Romantic Ideology and its Victims.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2009

Sunday, 1 March 2009

Aaron Ben Zeev examined the dark side of romantic love. Disappointed ideals can mutate into frenzied violence and abandoned lovers resort to murder rather than accept that their ex partner has found happiness in someone else’s embrace. This distinguished moral philosopher looked at the worst evils committed in the name of love.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.