In the Name of Love

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev, Anthony Julius

01/03/2009 12:00 pm
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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.

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev

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 System, The Subtlety of Emotions and Love Online: Emotions on the Internetand most recently, In the Name of Love: Romantic Ideology and its Victims.

Anthony Julius

Anthony Julius is one of England’s most notable lawyers. He is Deputy Chairman of law firm Mishcon de Reya, Chairman of the Jewish Chronicle, Chairman of the London Consortium, and a Visiting Professor at Birkbeck, London University. His most recent book is Trials of the Diaspora: A History of Anti-Semitism in England. He is currently writing a study of censorship and the modern English Novel.