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This student essay consists of approximately 7 pages of analysis of Love, Sex, and Human Nature.
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Love, Sex, and Human Nature

Summary: An explanation of the interacting of human nature with our sex drive and concepts of love. The explanation draws upon Plato's Symposium, the writings of Kant, evolutionary sociobiology, and memetics.
Sex, Love, and Human Nature

The interacting of human nature with our sexual drive and concepts of love is not easily explained. Plato's Symposium seems to share many helpful insights, mostly because so many ideas on love are presented by different orators. Kant tries to explain his sexual philosophy, but it seem to lack much of the punch of his other concepts. The two strongest concepts come from Evolutionary Sociobiology where our evolutionary past is the key to our present actions, and Memetics where all concepts that we act upon, not easily explained with evolution, in today's world can be shown to be results of the interactions of memes.

The Symposium is a discussion on love that covers many different ideas and philosophies covering many different points of view during the discussion. Phaedrus begins the dialog on love, speaking of the power of love as a driving force...

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