Philosophy of Sexuality

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M.E. Sharpe, Oct 14, 1996 - Philosophy - 218 pages
This text offers a broad range of topics relating to the philosophy of sexuality. These include: morality; adultery; sex and gender differences; romantic love; gender-based speech; marriage; family and parenthood; feminism; and others.
 

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Contents

Philosophers on Sexuality
7
What Is Sexuality?
18
Does Sex Have a Purpose?
30
Feminism
38
Sexual Morality
56
Adultery and Fidelity
76
Homosexuality
83
The Morality of Abortion
97
Gender Equality
143
Sex Talk
159
Romantic Love
166
Marriage
176
Family and Parenthood
183
Notes
191
Bibliography
203
Index
215

Pornography
114
Sex Differences
133

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