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Philosophy of Sex and Love A Reader by Robert Trevas

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Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Family & relationships,
  • Gender studies,
  • Sexual behaviour,
  • Sex,
  • Sexual Ethics,
  • Textbooks,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Sexuality,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • General,
  • Love

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages452
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9220403M
ISBN 100023124318
ISBN 109780023124310

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"[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. What is particularly valuable about this book is that it doesn’t merely talk about thinkers who do philosophy, but shows firsthand (and importantly, in a fairly accessible way that most conventional textbooks may not) how Format: Paperback. Throughout, the book's approach to the philosophy of sex 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. Philosophy of sex is an aspect of applied philosophy involved with the study of sex and includes both ethics of phenomena such as prostitution, rape, sexual harassment, sexual identity, the age of consent, homosexuality, and conceptual analysis of concepts such as "what is sex?"It also includes questions of sexuality and sexual identity and the ontological status of gender. Let’s move on to the third book: Tête-á-Tête by Hazel Rowley. Tête-á-Tête is a dual biography that focuses on Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Second Sex was Beauvoir’s theory, but this book explores the practical application of her and Sartre’s philosophy.I think this is an important book because Beauvoir and Sartre wanted to create a philosophy that could be lived, and.

The Philosophy of Sex and Love: An Introduction The Structure of Love Pornography: Marxism, Feminism, and the Future of Sexuality phy, applied ethics, and gender studies (so the book could be used in those sorts of courses as well as in courses that concentrate on the phi-losophy of sex). Some of the essays I have chosen to include in this vol-Cited by: This makes sense given it’s etymological origins: philo – a Greek term for love, and –sophia, a term that has had many variations in meaning through history, but always essentially denoted an aspect of wisdom, knowledge and understanding. I’ve put together this as a guide to some of the best philosophy books.   Solomon, the Anglo-American philosopher, who takes Continental philosophy seriously, is the editor here, not the author. This wonderfully eclectic book surveys the Western perspectives on romantic and erotic love, starting in antiquity and continuing up to the modern day/5(4). LOVE by Lao Russell. A Scientific and Living Philosophy of Love and Sex. Page Hardcover. ISBN:

  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. Throughout, the book's approach to the philosophy of sex and love is analytic. The human experience of sex and love has direct impact on our social well-being. By studying sexual philosophy, we allow ourselves, through exposure to a variety of alternative belief systems, to consider new possibilities and options as well as to develop a deeper understanding of the philosophy . This book covers topics relevant to sex and love, including friendship, gender, marriage, adultery, and virtual (online) relationships. The use of film, literature, art, case studies, and other disciplines or situations/events provide illustrations of human experiences which work as gateways to questions philosophers try to address. ALAN SOBLE is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans and is both the founder and director of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love. His other books include Pornography: Marxism, Feminism and the Future of Sexuality, The Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary Readings and The Philosophy of Sex and Love.