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1: Singer announces beginning of the third part of the course; the first related to his book The Pursuit of Love, the second focused on myths of love, and the third is based on his book Explorations of Love and Sex.
2: Singer leads discussion of readings on the issues of appraisal and bestowal
3: Discussion of the relationship between selfishness and love.
4: Anecdote on Jacques Derrida; continuing discussion of appraisal and bestowal.
5: Discussion of the question of acceptance of freedom versus paternalism.
6: Singer talks about his work on the book The Harmony of Nature and Spirit.
7: Student raises the topic of the love of things.
8: Discussion of whether reciprocity is necessary for the experience of love.
9: Discussion of personification of things as it relates to love; also, the issue of artificial intelligence.