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Porn: Philosophy for Everyone: How to Think with Kink

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This anthology takes the ever-controversial discussion of pornography out of solely academic circles; it expands the questions about porn that academics might tackle and opens the conversation to those who know it best—the creators and users of porn.

* Features essays on non-traditional issues in porn, including celebrity sex tapes, virtual sex, S&M, homosexual porn, and te

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Paperback, 262 pages
Published October 18th 2010 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published August 16th 2010)
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Cody Sexton
Jul 07, 2013 rated it liked it
The essays presented in this anthology that have centered most of their focus around the ethics, exploitation and/or the moral or immoral dimensions of pornography, I found to be very dull. Not just because I think it's all been said before, but because I happen to think that pornography lies outside of such distinctions, or rather is all of these things at once and yet neither at the same time. Overall a solid collection for readers of every persuasion.



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The text book so interesting that even though I only borrowed it from the library to use one chapter for an essay, I ended up reading the whole thing.

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