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Sex and ethics : essays on sexuality, virtue, and the good life

Author: Raja Halwani
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology addresses a neglected philosophical field, comprising issues of virtue and ethics versus sexuality and sex. The topics include discussions of particular virtues and vices related to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Raja Halwani
ISBN: 1403989842 9781403989840
OCLC Number: 70699043
Description: xiv, 276 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sexual desire and virtue in ancient philosophy / Juha Sihvola --
Sex and the virtuous Kantian agent / Lara Denis --
Feminism, virtue, and objectification / Martha C. Nussbaum --
Sexuality and the unity of the virtues / Jonathan Jacobs --
Sexual morality / Roger Scruton --
On the prospects of chastity as a contemporary virtue / David Carr --
Temperance / Peter Geach --
Deliberation and sense-desire : the virtue of temperance / N.J.H. Dent --
Sexual temperance and intemperance / Raja Halwani --
Carnal wisdom and sexual virtue / Neera K. Badhwar --
Intellectual virtue and knowing one's sexual identity / Heather D. Battaly --
Coming out, outing, and virtue ethics / James S. Stramel --
Components of virtues and stagnations in moral-sexual development / Jan Steutel and Ben Spiecker --
The wrongness of adultery : a neo-Aristotelian approach / Dirk Baltzly --
Pornography, health, and virtue / Stephen Kershnar --
Casual sex, promiscuity, and temperance / Raja Halwani --
Concealment and exposure : a mostly temperate and courageous afterword / Alan Soble.
Responsibility: edited by Raja Halwani.
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