By Eric J. Silverman
The Prudence of Love focuses upon the intersection of philosophical, theological, and mental concerns bearing on love. Eric Silverman advocates an account of the advantage of affection derived from Thomas Aquinas's account of charity and makes 3 claims bearing on love's impression on a person's happiness. First, he argues that there are at the very least 5 special ways in which owning the advantage of affection contributes to the lover's happiness. strangely, just one of those merits is basically relational, whereas the opposite advantages are mostly mental. moment, Silverman argues that the mix of love's advantages commonly raises the lover's total point of happiness. eventually, he argues that owning a loving disposition is a extra trustworthy method for expanding one's total happiness than owning an unloving disposition. all through The Prudence of Love, Silverman demonstrates that love's advantages are identifiable in response to all 4 significant perspectives of happiness.
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