Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love

By Andrew Shaffer

Although nearly everyone "fails at love" at some point, few have failed as spectacularly as the great philosophers. We revere the wisdom of these storied figures, but history is littered with their poor romantic choices. If only they had taken their own advice! Andrew Shaffer's "Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love" paints brief but entertaining portraits of great thinkers whose words we repeat – but whose decisions we should avoid at all costs.

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