Why Love Matters

How can we achieve and sustain a “decent” liberal society, one that aspires to justice and equal opportunity for all and inspires individuals to sacrifice for the common good? In this book, a continuation of her explorations of emotions and the nature of social justice, Martha Nussbaum makes the case for love. Amid the fears, resentments, and competitive concerns that are endemic even to good societies, public emotions rooted in love—in intense attachments to things outside our control—can foster commitment to shared goals and keep at bay the forces of disgust and envy.






Why Love Matters for the World

The Museum of Love will literally form the heart of Leeuwarden Cultural Capital in 2018 by approaching the theme of love in a broad artistic and political-cultural perspective. The Museum of Love will draw on hope and inspire to faith in the possibility of a new beginning, against current feelings of cynicism and powerlessness.

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  Joke Hermsen over Museum of Love

Filosofe en schrijfster Joke Hermsen is artistiek leider van het project Museum of Love. In een interview voor de weekbladen van NDC mediagroep vertelt ze over het belang van inhoudelijke voeding voor de mienskip en legt ze uit welke filosofische visie ten grondslag ligt aan het Museum of Love.



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  Michelangelo Pistoletto

Het Museum of Love is gaan samenwerken met de Italiaanse kunstenaar Michelangelo Pistoletto. Museum of Love is één van de projecten uit het bidbook van Leeuwarden-Fryslân 2018.


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filosofische workshops in de bourgogne