The Palgrave Handbook of Sexual Ethics

The Palgrave Handbook of Sexual Ethics is a comprehensive collection of recent research on the ethics of sexual behavior, representing a wide range of perspectives. It addresses a number of traditional subjects in the area, including questions about pre-marital, extra-marital, non-heterosexual, and...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Boonin, David (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2022, 2022
Edition:1st ed. 2022
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction: Sex, Ethics, and Philosophy
  • 2. The Metaphysical Foundations of Sexual Morality
  • 3. The Ethics of Sexual Pleasure
  • 4. The Ethical Significance of Being an Erotic Object
  • 5. Kant and Arendt on the Challenges of Good Sex and the Temptations of Bad Sex
  • 6. Sexual Jealousy and Sexual Infidelity
  • 7. Sexual Use, Sexual Autonomy, and Adaptive Preferences: A Social Approach to Sexual Objectification
  • 8. Masturbation and the Problem of Irrational and Immoral Sexual Activity
  • 9. Virgin vs. Chad: On Enforced Monogamy as a Solution to the Incel Problem
  • 10. The Ethics of Cohabitation
  • 11. Why Is Sexual Assault Special?: Transactional Sex and Sacred Intuitions
  • 12. Deception and Sexual Harassment
  • 13. Homosexuality, Bestiality, and Necrophilia
  • 14. The Immorality of Premarital Sexual Abstinence
  • 15. Sexual Autonomy and Sexual Consent
  • 16. Enthusiastic Consent to Sex
  • 17. On the Sufficiency of Sexual Consent
  • 18. Bad Sex and Consent
  • 19. “Respect Women”: Thinking Beyond Consent After #MeToo
  • 20. Should Statutory Rape be a Crime?
  • 21. Sexual Consent, Dementia, and Well-Being
  • 22. Exploitation and Sexual Consent
  • 23. A Solution to the Problem of Rape by Fraud
  • 24. Sexual Racism
  • 25. Racialized Sexual Discrimination: A Moral Right or Morally Wrong?
  • 26. Sexual Ableism: Is Sex Work the Best Solution?
  • 27. Sexual Exclusion
  • 28. Sex and Technology: From Tinder to Robot Sex
  • 29. College Party Hook Ups: Consent, Apps, and Double Standards
  • 30. #MeToo and the Ethics of Doxing Sexual Transgressors
  • 31. Naughty Fantasies (With a New Postscript Including Sex Robots)