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Title: Love
Contributor(s): McDonald, William  (author)
Publication Date: 2014
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/16405
Abstract: "Love" translates a multitude of Danish words: the nouns 'Elskov', 'Forelskelse', 'Kjerlighed', 'Forkjerlighed', 'Gjenkjerlighed', 'Faderkjerlighed', 'Moderkjerlighed', 'Selvkjerlighed', and the verbs 'at elske', 'at opelske', and 'at fremelske'. The two principal noun forms, 'Elskov' and 'Kjerlighed', are often translated as "erotic love" and "love" respectively, but this represents a tendency only, as both can be used with and without erotic overtones. They are derived, respectively, from Old Norse 'elsk(h)ugi' (having love on the mind) and 'kærleikr' (warm inner feeling for another person).
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Kierkegaards Concepts - Tome IV: Individual to Novel, p. 105-110
Publisher: Ashgate
Place of Publication: Farnham, United Kingdom
ISBN: 9781472444639
Field of Research (FOR): 220311 Philosophical Psychology (incl Moral Psychology and Philosophy of Action)
220207 History and Philosophy of the Humanities
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://nla.gov.au/anbd.bib-an53736546
Series Name: Kierkegaard Research Sources, Reception and Resources
Series Number : 15
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