love http://kalw.org en Philosophy Talk asks: What is Love? http://kalw.org/post/philosophy-talk-asks-what-love <p>It may seem doubtful that philosophers have much to tell us about love (beyond their love of wisdom). Surely it is the poets who have the market cornered when it comes to deep reflection on the nature of love. John and Ken question the notion that love cannot be captured by the light of reason by turning their attention to the philosophy of love with philosopher-poet Troy Jollimore from CSU Chico. Fri, 04 Jul 2014 12:02:09 +0000 Devon Strolovitch 46110 at http://kalw.org Philosophy Talk asks: What is Love? American Muslim men bare their souls in new book http://kalw.org/post/american-muslim-men-bare-their-souls-new-book <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Two years ago,&nbsp;</span><a href="http://kalw.org/post/muslim-womens-love-lives-revealed" style="line-height: 1.5;">we interviewed</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;two local Muslim women about their intimate stories of love. These stories were told in an anthology called&nbsp;</span><a href="http://loveinshallah.com" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>Love,&nbsp;Inshallah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The book created such a stir, that the editors&nbsp;</span>Ayesha<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Mattu<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;and&nbsp;</span>Nura<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Maznavi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;were bombarded with letters from Muslim men saying who wanted to share their love stories too.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 23 May 2014 00:23:07 +0000 Hana Baba 44192 at http://kalw.org American Muslim men bare their souls in new book Radio Ambulante: Yadira, Javier y Lucía http://kalw.org/post/radio-ambulante-yadira-javier-y-luc <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Javier and Yadira met, they fell in love, and they created a life together. But sometimes, relationships change in a way people don't expect. Rosa M. Ramirez investigated this story, and it is narrated by Nancy López.</span></p> Mon, 27 May 2013 19:01:37 +0000 Rosa M. Ramirez 27820 at http://kalw.org Radio Ambulante: Yadira, Javier y Lucía Composing the musical beat of a broken heart http://kalw.org/post/composing-musical-beat-broken-heart <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s not often we hear a story of love and heartbreak&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">–&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">and the music that was specifically composed for it. One such story befell the </span>19th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century composer Johannes Brahms and Clara Schumann. Meghan </span>Laslocky<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is author of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Little Book of Heartbreak </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">and she shares their story of love and the music that told it with </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Hana<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Baba.</span></p><p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:32:04 +0000 Hana Baba 23044 at http://kalw.org Composing the musical beat of a broken heart An experiment in online dating http://kalw.org/post/experiment-online-dating <p>Take a moment and think of a typical love song. It probably declares something like &quot;Love Me Tender&quot; or &quot;It Had to be You.&quot; It probably doesn&#39;t croon, &quot;I clicked your photo.&quot; (Though there is at least <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtPb8g8Jl6I&amp;feature=player_embedded">one song about online dating</a>. It&#39;s called &quot;Web Site Story&quot;).</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 22:42:53 +0000 Erica Mu 7562 at http://kalw.org An experiment in online dating