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The unique role of the agent within the romantic group

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 October 2016

Aaron Ben-Ze'ev
Affiliation:
Department of Philosophy, University of Haifa, Haifa 3498839, Israel abenzeev@univ.haifa.ac.il http://lecturers.haifa.ac.il/en/hcc/abenzeev/Pages/default.aspx#
Angelika Krebs
Affiliation:
Department of Philosophy, University of Basal, 4058 Basel, Switzerland. angelika.krebs@unibas.ch https://philsem.unibas.ch/seminar/personen/krebs

Abstract

In this commentary, we apply the authors' view to small groups consisting of two people who are in a committed romantic relationship. Our focus is on the circumstances that make it more likely that people will stay within such a group and minimize the chances that they will replace their partner. In our restless society, such ongoing replacement is a pressing issue.

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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2016 

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