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PHIL 246 - Philosophy of Sex


WGSS 246 FDR: HU Humanities Distribution
Credits: 3

This course explores questions related to contemporary conceptions of sexuality and its proper role in our lives. Questions to be addressed include: What is the purpose of sex? Are sexual practices subject to normative evaluation on grounds of morality, aesthetics, and/or capacity to promote a flourishing human life? We shall consider the relation between sex and both intimacy and pleasure, viewed from the perspectives of people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations. What are our sexual practices and attitudes toward sex? What should they be like?



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