Philosophy of Love and Sex

Philosophy of Love and Sex

Love and Sex

On the philosophical nature of love and lust and the personal ethics of sexual relationships.

PHIL 3342.001: Philosophy of Love and Sex

Spring 2018
Don Berkich
TR 2:00 - 3:15, CI-122


Please note that this schedule is tentative and authoritative: Changes may be made, but they would be made here. Thus this page supersedes any page with which it conflicts..

Tue 1/16 Introduction University closed due to cold weather. Yes, really.
Thu 1/18 Introduction  
Tue 1/23 Love in Ancient Philosophy I  
Thu 1/25 Love in Ancient Philosophy II  
Tue 1/30 Love in Ancient Philosophy III  
Thu 2/01 Love in Ancient Philosophy IV  
Tue 2/06 Love in Medieval Philosophy  
Thu 2/08 Contemporary Views on Love I  
Tue 2/13 Contemporary Views on Love II  
Thu 2/15 Contemporary Views on Love III  
Tue 2/20 Contemporary Views on Love IV
Thu 2/22 Love, Lust, and Sex I Take-Home Midterm Examination Assigned
Tue 2/27 Love, Lust, and Sex II  
Thu 3/01 Love, Lust, and Sex III  
Tue 3/06 The Hook-up Culture  
Thu 3/08 Promiscuity Take-Home Midterm Examination Due
Tue 3/13 Spring Break  
Thu 3/15 Spring Break  
Tue 3/20 Monogamy  
Thu 3/22 Polygamy  
Tue 3/27 Adultery  
Thu 3/29 Erotic Entertainment  
Tue 4/03 Pornography I  
Thu 4/05 Pornography II  
Tue 4/10 Prostitution  
Thu 4/12 Sexual Perversion  
Tue 4/17 Rape I  
Thu 4/19 Rape II  
Tue 4/24 Sexual Harrassment Take-Home Final Examination Assigned
Thu 4/26 Predictions  
Tue 5/01 Final Exam Discussion & Closing Remarks  
Thu 5/03 Reading Day  
Mon 5/07 Office Hours: Noon-5:00pm  
Wed 5/09 Office Hours: Noon-5:00pm Take-Home Final Examination Due