Monthly Archives: November 2013

Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part Four)

In part one, I investigated Halwani’s definitions of “casual sex,” “promiscuity,” and “objectification.”  With objectification, Halwani went through the different senses of objectification by going through Nussbaum’s and Langton’s list. In part two, I investigated Halwani’s first attempt at the first strategy to see … Continue reading

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Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part Three)

In part one, I investigated Halwani’s definitions of “casual sex,” “promiscuity,” and “objectification.”  With objectification, Halwani went through the different senses of objectification by going through Nussbaum’s and Langton’s list. Recall the Objectification Argument: Objectification is morally wrong. Objectification is a necessary … Continue reading

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Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part Two)

In part one, I investigated Halwani’s definitions of “casual sex,” “promiscuity,” and “objectification.”  With objectification, Halwani went through the different senses of objectification by going through Nussbaum’s and Langton’s list.  Recall from part one the thesis: THESIS: Given a pessimist view … Continue reading

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Raja Halwani’s “On F***ing Around” (Part One)

Many pundits and media presenters are horrified that we are living in a sexual liberated world where a “hookup” culture is prevalent.  Indeed, the presumption is that casual sex and promiscuity are so morally objectionable that this needs to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Not the Marrying Kind: A Feminist Critique of Same-sex Marriage

The review isn’t on this blog.  I’ve submitted a book review to a journal which you can see here.  Enjoy!  Note:  I’ve written a lot more, but I wanted the review to be concise yet informative for the publisher.  If … Continue reading

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Let’s See What’s in the News Today (Nov. 10, 2013)

Abortion Why the Pro-Life movement needs some philosophy. Advice Kareem Abdul-Jabar’s advice for boys becoming men. Anti-natalism Another site dedicated to the childfree lifestyle. Education U.S. Catholic schools are no better than public schools. Environment What would the world look … Continue reading

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Martha Nussbaum’s “Taking Money for Bodily Services” (Part Three)

In part one, I discussed the first part of Nussbaum’s article “‘Whether from Reason or Prejudice’: Taking Money for Bodily Services” which brought up the six analogies that Nussbaum uses to argue for the decriminalization of prostitution.  In part two, … Continue reading

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