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Eros, Fília e Ágape: o amor do mundo grego à concepção cristã = Eros, Filia and Agape: the love from the Greek world to Christian conception

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Author(s): Elton Moreira Quadros

Journal: Acta Scientiarum : Human and Social Sciences
ISSN 1679-7361

Volume: 33;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 165;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: amor | mitologia | cristianismo | filosofia grega | gratuidade | love | mythology | christianity | greek philosophy | gratuity.

ABSTRACT
Este artigo apresenta o amor nas três concepções: Eros, Fília e Ágape. O primeiro é apresentado conforme a mitologia grega e as reflexões de Platão, as percepções de Aristóteles servem para compreender à Fília e, no caso da compreensão Ágape, recorremos ao contexto cristão. Além disso, procura-se refletir sobre as características que diferenciam as formas de amor e as visões grega e cristã.This paper aimed to discuss the love based on three conceptions: Eros, Filia and Agape. The first is introduced according to the Greek mythology and the reflections of Plato. The second, Filia, is presented based on the Aristotle's insights. Finally, the Christian context is used for the understanding Agape. Furthermore, the paper also intends to reflect on the characteristics that differentiate the forms of love and the visions of Greeks and Christians.
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