The Philosophy of Sexuality

"The Philosophy of Sexuality," from The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, (2009)

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Alan Soble

University of New Orleans

Date Written: May 10, 2009

Abstract

This article on the philosophy of sexuality discusses the main themes, concepts, and debates in the field, including the metaphysics (or philosophical anthropology) of sex, the morality of sexual behavior, pragmatic and utilitarian evaluations of sexuality, and sexual perversion.

Keywords: Sexuality, Ethics, Consent, Healthy Sexuality, Perversion, Natural Law, Kant, Thomas Nagel, Edward Laumann, St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Augustine

Suggested Citation

Soble, Alan, The Philosophy of Sexuality (May 10, 2009). "The Philosophy of Sexuality," from The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, (2009). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2327398

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