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Sex from Plato to Paglia free pdf Sexuality has captured our imagination since antiquity. Its passion and mysteries have inspired numerous creative works and posed many ethical, legal, and social challenges. Because sex is so central to our personal lives and society, various thinkers have pondered its philosophical dimensions.This reference book, the first of its kind, offers comprehensive coverage of sexual philosophy. Unlike other works, which explore the biology of sex, this encyclopedia locates sexuality in its broader intellectual and social contexts. Alan Soble, one of the world's foremost authorities on the philosophy of sex, has consulted an advisory board of distinguished specialists. Through more than 150 alphabetically arranged entries, the encyclopedia chronicles how people have thought about sexuality across time and cultures. The entries, written by more than 100 expert contributors who cite current scholarship, provide insightful discussions of thinkers, topics, movements, religions, and concepts.

About Alan Soble

Alan Soble is University Research Professor and Professor of Philosophy at the University of New Orleans. His articles have appeared in such journals as The Monist, Journal of the History of Sexuality, and Essays in Philosophy. His many books include Pornography, Sex, and Feminism (2002), The Philosophy of Sex and Love (1998), and The Philosophy of Sex: Contemporary Readings (4th ed., 2002).

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Author : Alan Soble
Publisher : Greenwood Press
Data Published : 30 December 2005
ISBN : 031332686X
EAN : 9780313326868
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 1248 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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