Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary Readings / Edition 4

Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary Readings / Edition 4

by Alan Soble
     
 

In the fourth edition of The Philosophy of Sex, distinguished philosophers and social critics confront a variety of issues, including prostitution, adultery, masturbation, homosexuality, and the different attitudes men and women have about sex. The fourth edition includes an entirely new section on Kant and sex, as well as new essays by Michael E. Levin, Cheshire

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In the fourth edition of The Philosophy of Sex, distinguished philosophers and social critics confront a variety of issues, including prostitution, adultery, masturbation, homosexuality, and the different attitudes men and women have about sex. The fourth edition includes an entirely new section on Kant and sex, as well as new essays by Michael E. Levin, Cheshire Calhoun, Irving Singer, Pat Califia, and Alan Soble.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742513464
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
5.85(w) x 9.02(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction: The Fundamentals of the Philosophy of Sex Part 2 Conceptual Analysis Chapter 3 Are We Having Sex Now or What? Chapter 4 Sexual Perversion Chapter 5 Sexual Paradigms Chapter 6 Sexual Behavior: Another Position Chapter 7 Plain Sex Chapter 8 Sex and Sexual Perversion Chapter 9 Masturbation: Conceptual and Ethical Matters Part 10 Homosexuality Chapter 11 Is Homosexual Conduct Wrong? A Philosophical Exchange Chapter 12 Against Homosexual Liberation Chapter 13 A Christian Homosexuality? Chapter 14 Homosexuality: The Nature and Harm Arguments Chapter 15 Defending Marriage Part 16 Abortion Chapter 17 Abortion and the Sexual Agenda: A Case for Prolife Feminism Chapter 18 Abortion: Is a Woman a Person? Part 19 Kant and Sex Chapter 20 Duties towards the Body in Respect of Sexual Impulse Chapter 21 Sexual Moraility and the Concept of Using Another Person Chapter 22 Sexual Use and What to Do about It: Internalist and Externalist Sexual Ethics Chapter 23 The Morality of Sex: Contra Kant Part 24 Rape and Harassment Chapter 25 Is This Sexual Harassment? Chapter 26 Sexual Harassment in the Law: The Demarcation Problem Chapter 27 How Bad is Rape? Chapter 28 The Harms of Consensual Sex Chapter 29 Antioch's Sexual Offense Policy: A Philosophical Exploration Chapter 30 Consent and Sexual Relations Part 31 Pornography and Prostitution Chapter 32 Talk Dirty to Me Chapter 33 Objectification Chapter 34 Pornography and the Social Sciences Chapter 35 Should Feminists Oppose Prostitution? Chapter 36 What's Wrong with Prostitution? Chapter 37 Whoring in Utopia Chapter 38 Suggested Readings

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