Pornography Stumps Analytic Philosophers of Art

Philosophy of the Social Sciences 45 (1):122-140 (2015)

Abstract

A book in which analytic philosophers examine the portrayal of sex in art and the possible artistic value of pornography proves a disappointment. Although a transcendental objection to pornographic art is rebutted, the papers employ barren philosophical methods that divert energy away from significant problems and into scholastic quibbles

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