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3 edition of The Philosophy of Sex found in the catalog.

The Philosophy of Sex

Alan Soble

The Philosophy of Sex

Contemporary Readings

by Alan Soble

  • 311 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sex,
  • Sexual behaviour,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Western philosophy, from c 1900 -,
  • Sexual Ethics,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8246172M
    ISBN 100847677001
    ISBN 109780847677009
    OCLC/WorldCa24066979

      Buy a cheap copy of Talk Dirty to Me: An Intimate Philosophy book by Sallie Tisdale. We live in a world in which almost every public image--every interaction--carries an element of sexual desire. And yet it is nearly impossible for us Cited by: 6.   Sobel's "Philosophy of Sex.") But, in a general sense, we're all students of philosophy, and of all of philosophy's myriad disciplines, certainly love is the subject of widest appeal. In other words, this book is by no means limited to /5(4).

    Raja Halwani is Professor of Philosophy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is the lead editor of The Philosophy of Sex, Seventh Edition (), a co-editor of Queer Philosophy (), co-author of The Israeli–Palestinian Conflict (), the editor of Sex and Ethics (), and the author of Virtuous Liaisons (). This article serves as an overview of the philosophy of sex in the English-speaking philosophical tradition and explicates philosophical debate in several specific areas: sexual objectification, rape and consent, sex work, sexual identities and queer Cited by: 2.

    Feminist philosophy of biology deploys feminist philosophical methods to examine the categories of sex and gender (sex and gender will be explained below) and its focus can range from considerations of particular biological knowledge claims to considerations of foundational concepts and methodologies in biology, the philosophy of biology, and. Raja Halwani's Philosophy of Love, Sex and Marriage surveys the philosophical discussion of love, sex, and marriage, and argues for a relatively liberal and pragmatic set of views. The book is divided into three sections corresponding to the three topics in the title. The four chapters on love tend to be a little dry, but argue that love is tied to reasons for loving, that in a loving.


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Gray’s “Sex and Sexual Perversion,” and Alan Goldman’s “Plain Sex” (from the prestigious journal Philosophy and Public Affairs). The bulk of the fourth edition of Philosophy of Sex falls properly in the area of applied philosophy of sex or, more generally, applied philoso-phy, applied ethics, and gender studies (so the book could be Cited by: This is an introductory textbook in the philosophy of sex and love by one of America's best known authors on the topic.

It is a critical overview of the nature, and the ethics, of sex and love. Most of the book focuses how 20th-century thinkers in various intellectual traditions have conceived of sexuality and love/5.

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Solomon --The Ethics of Having Love Affairs / Richard Taylor --Is Adultery Immoral?. "The first edition of Philosophy and Sex in took out of the closet a subject formerly off limits to open philosophical inquiry. This collection of contemporary philosophical essays on abortion, adultery, feminism, homosexuality, monogamy, perversion, and promiscuity brought together in a single volume a forthright and relatively nontechnical discussion of these issues accessible not.

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.

Alan Soble has taught and written about the philosophy of sex and love since Sexual Desire: A Philosophical Investigation, published as Sexual Desire: A Moral Philosophy of the Erotic in the United States, is a book about the philosophy of sex by the philosopher Roger Scruton, in which the author discusses sexual desire and erotic love, arguing against the idea that the former expresses the animal part of human nature while the latter is an Author: Roger Scruton.

She served as co-president of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love from toand is the author of Moral Reasoning in a Pluralistic World (). Reviews "[This] is an exceptional book for any instructor who is looking for a rare, ‘opinionated’ introductory text in the philosophy of sex and love that is not an anthology.

The first edition of Philosophy and Sex in took out of the closet a subject formerly off limits to open philosophical inquiry.

This collection of contemporary philosophical essays on abortion, adultery, feminism, homosexuality, monogamy, perversion, and promiscuity brought together in a single volume a forthright and relatively nontechnical discussion of these issues accessible not.

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When I began writing introductory philosophy books in the late s, the only introductions that were readily available were The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, which was published inand a book called Philosophy Made Simple – which was actually a good book, but people found the title off-putting because it sounded like it.

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the best available introduction to the philosophy of sex.”. Sally Scholz traces the major currents of Simone de Beauvoir’s main work. Simone de Beauvoir () was one of the twentieth century’s leading intellectuals, and certainly its most famous feminist.

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