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This classic sourcebook, which has for three decades helped thousands rethink their views of ethics and human sexuality, is all new and totally revised for the challenges of the 21st century.

Featuring essays on adultery, monogamy, perversion, homosexuality, pederasty, sex without love, sexual equality and more, Philosophy and Sex retains its uniqueness and accessibility wi
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Published (first published May 1st 1984)
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Christy
Jan 06, 2017 Christy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is an excellent book even if close to two decades later it's categories (chapter topics) although clearly conceived of as "constructed" and thus somewhat arbitrary, have broken down a bit more now in these modern days where we like to think we've transgressed the "gender binary" and are all "gender neutral" and/or post-gender. I can't be objective, though, since this is co-edited (not shown above!) with Baker by Kathleen Wininger, a brilliant and fun colleague of mine at the University of S ...more
Peter
Oct 20, 2009 Peter is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Mixed reaction so far - the feminist interpretations of love at the beginning of the book are pathetically outdated and quite irritating.
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Jen, I hope you didn't have need of it, or found the knowledge elsewhere. I'm sorry for not returning it. Like the plums in the icebox, it was delicious.
Kelsey
Jul 14, 2016 Kelsey rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Lots of great and thought provoking articles. I particularly enjoyed "pricks and chicks: a plea for persons", "patriarchal sex", and "men in groups".
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