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Noun1.philia - a positive feeling of likingphilia - a positive feeling of liking; "he had trouble expressing the affection he felt"; "the child won everyone's heart"; "the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home"
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
attachment, fond regard - a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
protectiveness - a feeling of protective affection
regard, respect - a feeling of friendship and esteem; "she mistook his manly regard for love"; "he inspires respect"
soft spot - a sentimental affection; "she had a soft spot for her youngest son"
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Activities this season also included a focus on the earliest phases of the Bronze Age, including the so-called 'Philia' transition from the Chalcolithic into the Early Cypriot Bronze Age.
There is also what the Bible mentions as Philia or Filial love, which is defined as a love of friends, family, and connectedness.
These include eros (romantic love), philia (loyal friendship), storge (family love), and pragma, the rational, pragmatic form of love, epitomized by a Darwin list that objectively reviews the pros and cons of getting married.
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Lewis discusses the four loves: storge, the love of affection and empathy; philia, the love between friends; eros, the love of a man for a woman; and agape, the unconditional love of God, benevolent love towards all.
They actually have three words for "love," - "eros," "philia," and "agape." We could say that these words actually reflect three stages of love.
In this article, we discuss the primacy of friendly love (philia) over other forms of love and how it is extended to the idea of hospitality or befriending strangers as our social presence in public spaces.
class="MsoNormalspan xml:lang="EN-GBMy obsession is with the philia, the neat, open friendship and fellowship that I think would go a long way towards making the world a really good place to live.
En ce qui concerne l'amour, le Lysis en est un excellent exemple, car les theses sur la nature de l'amour (philia) soutenues par le sens commun y passent par un rigoureux crible dialectique, et en depit de cela elles ne sont pas considerees comme dialectiquement satisfaisantes pour rendre compte du sens de philia.
'Philia' stems from Greek and is the opposite of phobia.
Aside from Bonnevie herself, featured performers for Earth Day Jam 2018 include Abra, Barbie Almalbis, Chicosci, Grace Note, Joey Ayala, Mayonnaise, Philia, Rouge, Sandwich, Sud, Tanya Markova, the Chongkeys and Wally Gonzalez joined by Wolfgang's Manuel Legarda.