Wednesday, December 16, 2009
December 16: How Man's Courtship Differs from Animal's (Vol. 24, pp. 37-48)
More from Edmund Burke's "The Sublime and The Beautiful." Today, he writes of passion and love and the difference between "men and brutes" in the pursuit of love. Burke maintains that man's ability to appreciate beauty in all of its forms and his desire for companionship is the main difference.