The Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary Readings

The Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary Readings

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With twenty-five essays, fourteen of which are new to this edition, this best-selling volume examines the nature, morality, and social meanings of contemporary sexual phenomena. Topics include sexual desire, masturbation, sex on the Internet, homosexuality, transgender and transsexual issues, rape, and promiscuity. New chapters discuss polyamory, transgender issues, queer issues, paraphilia, drugs and sex, objectification, BDSM, cybersex, and sex and race. Updated and new discussion questions offer students starting points for debate in both the classroom and the bedroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442261440
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/15/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 552
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Raja Halwani is professor of philosophy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

Alan Soble is emeritus professor of philosophy at the University of New Orleans and teaches at Drexel University.

Nicholas Power is associate professor of philosophy at the University of West Florida.

Sarah Hoffman is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Saskatchewan.

Table of Contents

The Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary Readings

Provisional table of contents for the 7th edition

1. “An Introduction to the Philosophy of Sex”

2. “Are We Having Sex Now or What?” by Greta Christina

3. “Sexual Perversion” by Thomas Nagel

4. “Plain Sex” by Alan Goldman

5. “Sex and Sexual Perversion” by Robert Gray

6. “Chatting Is Not Cheating” by John Portmann

7. “An Essay on Masturbation” by Alan Soble

8. “Trans 101” by Talia Bettcher

9. “The Negotiative Theory of Gender Identity and the Limits of First-Person Authority” by Burkay Ozturk

10. “Bisexuality and Bisexual Marriage” by Kayley Vernallis

11. “Racial Sexual Desires” by Raja Halwani

12. “Is Loving More’ Better? The Values of Polyamory” by Elizabeth Brake

13. “What Is Sexual Orientation?” by Robin Dembroff

14 “Thinking Queerly about Sex and Sexuality” by Kim Q. Hall

15. “LGBTQ ... Z?” by Kathy Rudy

16. “Sexual Morality and the Concept of Using Another Person” by Thomas Mappes

17. “Sexual Use” by Alan Soble

18. “Consent and Sexual Relations” by Alan Wertheimer

19. “Dark Desires” by Seiriol Morgan

20. “The Harms of Consensual Sex” by Robin West

21. “Sexual Objectification” by Evangelia Papadaki

22. “Casual Sex, Promiscuity, and Objectification” by Raja Halwani

23. “BDSM” by Shaun Miller

24. “Two Views of Sexual Ethics” by David Benatar

25. “Gifts and Duties” by Alan Soble

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