John armstrong is the author of the conditions of love, a book which aims to raise one of the deepest and most puzzling questions we can put to ourselves: what is love buy conditions of love: the philosophy of intimacy at amazonco uk 1 the symposium by plato discussion of same-sex love at an. Raja halwani's philosophy of love, sex and marriage surveys the philosophical discussion of love, sex, and marriage, and argues for a relatively liberal and pragmatic set of views the book is divided into three sections corresponding to the three topics in the title the four chapters on love tend to be a little. The 18th-century philosopher immanuel kant believed that human beings tend to be evil he wasn't talking about some guy rubbing his hands and crowing with glee at the prospect of torturing an enemy he was thinking about the basic human tendency t. Since that does not leave much room for discussion (“i feel ice cream is tasty” — “i feel ice cream is nasty”: where do you go from there) instead say, “i think that” or even better “i think that because” of course since we are doing the philosophy of sex and love, analyzing our feelings philosophically may be quite. This guide is intended to provide an overview of relevant information sources for sheridan students in the philosophy of love & sex course dig deeper into course concepts through find videos discussing cultural-religious groups, and many aspects of love and sex for example: the reality of feeling:. The second chapter begins with a brief discussion of the goal and methodology of studying the history of the philosophy of sex and love this introduction seems to suggest that what follows will be directed towards students who are unfamiliar with philosophy, or at least, the history of philosophy the rest of. Course description a seminar on the nature and morality of love, sex, and friendship and their social meanings topics to be discussed include the different types of love and sexuality, sexual violence, prostitution, marriage, and friendship emphasis is on the study of how gender norms inform our understanding of the. For the season 1 wrap-up, i think out loud about what it means to curate ideas--a podcast, a book, or a canon--and how i see the philosophy of love as a conversation i was lucky enough to snag jaclyn for a fascinating discussion around consent, sex, gender, stories, humanity, and much more labels of love s1 e4:.
With valentine's day fast approaching some people are making love and sex a hot topic but one professor at dalhousie says the discussions people have about love and sex as it relates to valentine's day aren't always reflective of the way things are in society letitia meynell teaches philosophy of love. 1 ryerson university phl606: philosophy of love and sex (section 021) philosophical questions about the relation between love and sex, such as 'is sex somehow incompatible with true love encourage the class to ask questions and engage in some critical discussion on the topics and theories that we are covering. A similar distinction between sexuality per se and eros is described by c s lewis in his the four loves (chapter 5), and it is perhaps what allan bloom has in mind when he writes, animals have sex and human beings have eros, and no accurate science [or philosophy] is possible without making this distinction (love and.
Includes new discussions of topics on the nature of love love and reasons distinctions between two types of romantic love love and its connections to moral theories definitions of crucial sexual concepts objectification virtue and sex racial sexual desires and the definition of marriage and whether it is important as an. The ways in which the instincts express themselves differently in the sexes is discussed by nietzsche unapologetically in aphorism 363, called 'how each sex has its own prejudice about love' in this section, nietzsche asserts that men and women do not have “equal rights in love” because their understanding of love differs.
This course will provide students with an introduction to philosophy by considering the nature of love and sexual desire the main some classes may involve formal lectures for the entire time (allowing time for questions), in which case a later session will allow discussion of the lecture and reading material other class. Over the course of the discussion, singer recounts his distinction between bestowal and appraisal, his preference for the idea of love as wedding in the way of concrete suggestions as to how the collaboration between them would look (though he does mention that his work on love and sex is an effort in. With the rise of the gay liberation movement in the post-stonewall era, overtly gay and lesbian perspectives began to be put forward in politics, philosophy and literary theory initially these often were overtly linked to feminist analyses of patriarchy (eg,.
Phil 1700 – philosophy of love and sex carleton university, winter intelligibility, love (and sex) can be understood and that something like an 'art of love' does exist and can be cultivated our examination will the course will consist of lectures and class discussions based on assigned readings a significant part of the. As an evolutionary philosopher, i felt that it was important to construct a web page that discussed the subjects of love, sex and orgasm sensibly, without the philosophy of love sex orgasm sex quotes we can construct, deconstruct and reconstruct our sexuality any way we want: it is our privilege as thinking creatures. Analysis of concepts of love from plato to freud and to contemporary feminism discussion of selected problems in sexual ethics related to topics such as marriage, monogamy, promiscuity, adultery, perversion, rape and homosexuality fulfills interpretive studies requirement. So numerous are the superficial similarities between addictive substance use and love- and sex-based interpersonal attachments, from exhilaration, ecstasy, and craving at a minimum, however, the evidence we have discussed in this article suggests that drug addiction, on the one hand, and at least certain love- related.
Questions on morality of many sexual practices, the psychological aspect of many of them, how love ties into everything, and more are discussed, to prompt many readers to put deep thought into one of humanity's most basic instincts the philosophy of sex and love is intriguing and very much enlightening to readers,. Desire, love, and identity: philosophy of sex and love combines classical readings with contemporary articles exploring love and sex as defining features accessible: carefully crafted introductions by the editor, along with key terms, lists of further readings, and questions for discussion help students. Appropriate for a number of undergraduate, and perhaps graduate college level courses offered by philosophy or theology departments where philosophy of sex and love are analyzed in detail presents, in one volume, a number of philosophical treatises on the subjects of sex and love and the relationship between the.
Like many greeks of his era and social position, plato is most interested in the same-sex desire that can exist between an older and a younger man, but there is no reason to suppose that his theory of love does not also apply to other kinds of erotic relationship that having been said, plato distinguishes the. And mutual love between humans and sex-robots, if possible, could also help to make this sex more valuable but is mutual love between humans and robots possible, or even conceivable we discuss three clusters of ideas and associations commonly discussed within the philosophy of love, and relate. Philosophy of love is the field of social philosophy and ethics that attempts to explain the nature of love contents [hide] 1 current theories 2 western traditions 21 classical roots 22 petrarchism 23 gallic scepticism 24 western philosophers of love 3 eastern traditions 4 see also 5 references 6 further reading.
Philosophy of love and sex love and sex on the philosophical nature of love and lust and the personal ethics of sexual relationships phil 3342001: philosophy of love and sex tue 5/01, final exam discussion & closing remarks, take-home final examination assigned wed 5/02, reading day wed 5/09. Love and sex provide a fertile ground for philosophical inquiry, both conceptual analysis of the nature of love and sex and discussion of the many ethical issues that they raise moral issues arising from love include the permissibility of romantically loving more than one person at the same time (assuming that this is even. Philosophy of sex is an aspect of applied philosophy involved with the study of sex and love it 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.