Philosophy of Sex Contemporary Readings

ISBN-10: 0742547981

ISBN-13: 9780742547988

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

List price: $66.00
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This book's thirty essays explore philosophically the nature and morality of sexual perversion, cybersex, masturbation, homosexuality, contraception, same-sex marriage, promiscuity, pedophilia, date rape, sexual objectification, teacher-student relationships, pornography, and prostitution. Authors include Martha Nussbaum, Thomas Nagel, Alan Goldman, John Finnis, Sallie Tisdale, Robin West, Alan Wertheimer, John Corvino, Cheshire Calhoun, Jerome Neu, and Alan Soble, among others. A valuable resource for sex researchers as well as undergraduate courses in the philosophy of sex.
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List price: $66.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/19/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 552
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.958
Language: English

Sarah Herbert is a Local Authority Advisory Teacher and trainer with SENJIT. She spent much of her teaching career working as a special educational needs coordinator and teaching in and managing inclusive units within mainstream schools.

Analysis and perversion
The analytic categories of the philosophy of sex
Are we having sex now or what?
Sexual perversion
Sexual behavior : another position
Plain sex
Masturbation, again
Is cybersex sex?
Homosexuality and reproduction
The wrong of homosexuality
Homosexuality and infertility
Periodic continence
In defense of homosexuality
Beyond gay marriage : the road to polyamory
In defense of same-sex marriage
Sexual identity and sexual justice
Use, objectification, and consent - the theory
Sexual morality and the concept of using another person
Sexual exploitation and the value of persons
Sexual use
Consent and sexual relations
The harms of consensual sex
Two views of sexual ethics : promiscuity, pedophilia, and rape
Virtue ethics, casual sex, and objectification
Use, objectification, and consent - applied topics
Prostitution : a subjective position
"Whether from reason or prejudice" : taking money for bodily services
Pornography as embodied practice
Talk dirty to me
Pornography and the social sciences
Power, sex, and friendship in academia
Antioch's "sexual offense policy" : a philosophical exploration
AH! My foolish heart : a reply to Alan Soble's "Antioch's 'sexual offense policy' : a philosophical exploration"
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