TY - GEN ID - cogprints7239 UR - http://cogprints.org/7239/ A1 - Thomas, Professor Laurence TI - "Friendship". To appear in the Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics. Y1 - 2011/03/12/ N2 - The essay discusses the nature of friendship and the role of parental love in the development of what Aristotle refers to as perfect friendship. I also conclude with some remarks regarding the influence of technology upon the significance of friendship. AV - public KW - friendship KW - parental love KW - technology ER -