Sex from Plato to Paglia: A-L (Google eBook)

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Alan Soble
Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006 - Sex - 1176 pages
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Sexuality has captured the imagination of thinkers since antiquity. It has inspired numerous creative works and posed myriad ethical, legal, and social challenges. Unlike other references, which discuss the biology of sex, this encyclopedia explores sexuality as the subject of philosophy. Through more than 150 alphabetically arranged entries on thinkers, topics, movements, religions, and concepts, the encyclopedia locates sexuality in its humanistic and social contexts.
  

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Sex from Plato to Paglia: a philosophical encyclopedia

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Editor Soble (philosophy, Univ. of New Orleans;Pornography, Sex, and Feminism ) is one of the founding scholars of the relatively new field of the philosophy of sex and remains one its prominent ... Read full review

Contents

Descartes Rene 15961650
219
Diseases Sexually Transmitted
235
Dysfunction Sexual
248
Ellis Havelock 18591939
261
Ethics Virtue
279
Existentialism
292
Feminism French
308
Feminism Lesbian
324
Friendship
390
Greek Sexuality and Philosophy Ancient
410
HegelG W F 1770l83l
429
Heterosexism
442
Homosexuality Ethics of
460
Hume David 171 11776
476
Indian Erotology
493
Jainism
510

Feminism Mens
342
Flirting
357
Freud Sigmund 18561939
370
Judaism Twentieth and TwentyFirstCentury
533
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Author of "The Structure of Love and Pornography," and editor of "The Philosophy of Sex and Eros, Agape and Philia," Alan Soble is Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans.
Author's home page "www.uno.edu/ phil/soble.htm

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