Philosophy 84 (2):233-250 (2009)
|Abstract||The sexual domain is unified only by the phenomenal quality of the occurrence of the desires, activities, and pleasures classed as sexual. There is no conceptual restriction on the range of intentional objects those desires, activities, and pleasures can take. Neither is there good conceptual reason to privilege some sexual desires, activities, or pleasures as paradigmatic. Since the phenomenal quality unifying the sexual domain is not itself morally significant, the morality of sexuality is no different from morality in general. The view that participant consent is morally sufficient in the sexual domain therefore requires the more controversial view that it is morally sufficient in our lives in general.|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Russell Vannoy (2000). The Structure of Sexual Perversity. Philosophy and Theology 12 (2):255-273.
Anne Barnhill (2013). Bringing the Body Back to Sexual Ethics. Hypatia 28 (1):1-17.
Gail Hawkes (1996). A Sociology of Sex and Sexuality. Open University Press.
Richard L. Lippke (2011). Why Sex (Offending) Is Different. Criminal Justice Ethics 30 (2):151-172.
Seiriol Morgan (2003). Dark Desires. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 6 (4):377-410.
Ben Spiecker & Jan Steutel (1997). Paedophilia, Sexual Desire and Perversity. Journal of Moral Education 26 (3):331-342.
Linda Lemoncheck (1998). Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex. Philosophical Studies 89 (2-3):369-373.
Igor Primoratz (2001). Sexual Morality: Is Consent Enough? Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 4 (3):201-218.
Added to index2009-04-03
Total downloads44 ( #25,338 of 549,087 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #19,228 of 549,087 )
How can I increase my downloads?