Authors
Allison B. Wolf
Simpson College
Abstract
The last fifteen years have seen an increasing social science scholarship into the nature and pervasiveness of hooking up amongst college students,1 but research on the philosophical and ethical issues within hookup culture and practice has not kept pace. To the extent that hooking up has been taken up by philosophers, it has been as part of a larger conversation about the ethics of casual sex, broadly construed; a conversation which is dominated by questions of objectification. As such, investigations into the ethics of hookup sex have been limited to questions of whether someone was used in the encounter.2 This essay aims to change this by utilizing Ann Cahill’s recent book, Overcoming Objectification, to argue that the ethical problems with hookup sex in Guyland are not rooted in women’s objectification but rather their derivatization.
Keywords Applied Philosophy  General Interest  Social and Political Philosophy
Categories (categorize this paper)
ISBN(s) 0739-098X
DOI 10.5840/ijap201712678
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 63,417
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Sex and Sexuality.Raja Halwani - 2018 - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Blaspheming Humans: Levinasian Politics and The Cove.James Hatley - 2011 - Environmental Philosophy 8 (2):1-21.
Courtyards: A Phenomenological Study.Robin Bellows - 2004 - Environmental Philosophy 1 (2):62-64.
From Wilderness to Ordinary Nature.Rémi Beau - 2015 - Environmental Ethics 37 (4):425-443.
Mill’s “Nature”.Dale E. Miller - 2016 - Environmental Ethics 38 (1):127-128.
Blaspheming Humans: Levinasian Politics and The Cove.James Hatley - 2011 - Environmental Philosophy 8 (2):1-21.
Keeping the Wild: Against the Domestication of Nature.Paul Keeling - 2015 - Environmental Ethics 37 (4):503-506.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2017-03-16

Total views
40 ( #268,696 of 2,449,127 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
6 ( #115,704 of 2,449,127 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes