MAKE LOVE LIKE A PHILOSOPHER Family Values, Sex and a little bit of Philosophy If anyone can teach us about love, it really ought to be the great philosophers. But of course, being a lover of wisdom and a wise lover are two very different things. Just consider these famous philosophical chat-up-lines * Are you interested in immortality?
Diotima, a lady who, according to Plato, greatly impressed Socrates Do you have your sexual appetites under control? I do. Kant, his advice to young people generally.
And Would you like to share my grapes? Schopenhauer, who actually used this line (unsuccessfully) to chat up a young lady. For better or (more likely) for worse, here are some of philosophys most celebrated ideas and arguments on love and relationships.