Online Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The philosophy of sex explores these subjects both conceptually and normatively

Online Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The philosophy of sex explores these subjects both conceptually and normatively

The divide between metaphysical optimists and metaphysical pessimists might, then, be placed in this way: metaphysical pessimists believe sex, by itself, does not lead to or become vulgar, that by its nature it can easily be and often is heavenly unless it is rigorously constrained by social norms that have become internalized, will tend to be governed by vulgar eros, while metaphysical optimists think that sexuality. (start to see the entry, Philosophy of Love. )

Moral Evaluations

Needless to say, we could and sometimes do evaluate sex morally: we inquire whether an intimate act—either a specific incident of a intimate work (the work our company is doing or might like to do at this time) or a kind of intimate work (say, all cases of homosexual fellatio)—is morally good or morally bad. Read More