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 2019
Don Berkich
MW 2:00 - 3:15, IH 268


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..

Mon 1/14 Introduction
Wed 1/16 Love in Ancient Philosophy I  
Mon 1/21 MLK Holiday  
Wed 1/23 Love in Ancient Philosophy II  
Mon 1/28 Love in Ancient Philosophy III  
Wed 1/30 Love in Ancient Philosophy IV  
Mon 2/04 Love in Medieval Philosophy  
Wed 2/06 Contemporary Views on Love I  
Mon 2/11 Contemporary Views on Love II  
Wed 2/13 Contemporary Views on Love III  
Mon 2/18 Contemporary Views on Love IV
Wed 2/20 Love, Lust, and Sex I Take-Home Midterm Examination Assigned
Mon 2/25 Love, Lust, and Sex II  
Wed 2/27 Love, Lust, and Sex III  
Mon 3/04 The Hook-up Culture I  
Wed 3/06 The Hook-up Culture II Take-Home Midterm Examination Due
Mon 3/11 Spring Break  
Wed 3/13 Spring Break  
Mon 3/18 Promiscuity  
Wed 3/20 Monogamy and Polygamy  
Mon 3/25 Adultery  
Wed 3/27 Erotic Entertainment I  
Mon 4/01 Erotic Entertainment II  
Wed 4/03 Pornography I  
Mon 4/08 Pornography II  
Wed 4/10 Prostitution  
Mon 4/15 Sexual Perversion  
Wed 4/17 Rape I  
Mon 4/22 Rape II Take-Home Final Examination Assigned
Wed 4/24 Sexual Harrassment  
Mon 4/29 Predictions  
Wed 5/01 Final Exam Discussion & Closing Remarks  
Thu 5/02 Reading Day  
Wed 5/08 Office Hours: 9:00 - Noon Take-Home Final Examination Due