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Is there Such a Thing as “Good” Sexual Objectification? (Part Three)

Let’s recall Marino’s argument: One can consent to objectification in the weak instrumental use. Consent is the morally significant feature that makes objectification permissible. Weak instrumental use is characteristic of the best sexual objectification. Therefore, consent should be the morally … Continue reading

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Is there Such a Thing as “Good” Sexual Objectification? (Part Two)

Let’s recall Marino’s argument: One can consent to objectification in the weak instrumental use. Consent is the morally significant feature that makes objectification permissible. Weak instrumental use is characteristic of the best sexual objectification. Therefore, consent should be the morally … Continue reading

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Is There Such a Thing as “Good” Sexual Objectification? (Part One)

It is assumed that sexual objectification is morally wrong.  To be clear, sexual objectification is to treat someone as an object of sexual pleasure—in short, a sex object.  So to make sure one is not sexually objectifying another person, or … Continue reading

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

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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