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 2021
Don Berkich
MW 2:00 - 3:15, BH-103


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 1/25 Introduction
Wed 1/27 Love in Ancient Philosophy I  
Mon 2/1 Love in Ancient Philosophy II  
Wed 2/3 Love in Ancient Philosophy III  
Mon 2/8 Love in Ancient Philosophy IV  
Wed 2/10 Love in Medieval Philosophy  
Mon 2/15 Class Canceled Due to Cold Weather  
Wed 2/17 Class Canceled Due to Cold Weather  
Mon 2/22 Contemporary Views on Love I  
Wed 2/24 Contemporary Views on Love II  
Mon 3/1 Contemporary Views on Love III
Wed 3/3 Contemporary Views on Love IV Midterm Exam Assigned
Mon 3/8 Love, Lust, and Sex I  
Wed 3/10 Love, Lust, and Sex II  
Mon 3/15 The Hook-up Culture  
Wed 3/17 Spring Break: One Day Only  
Mon 3/22 Promiscuity Midterm Exam Due
Wed 3/24 Polyamory  
Mon 3/29 Monogamy and Polygamy  
Wed 3/31 Adultery  
Mon 4/5 Erotic Entertainment I  
Wed 4/7 Erotic Entertainment II  
Mon 4/12 Pornography I  
Wed 4/14 Pornography II  
Mon 4/19 Prostitution  
Wed 4/21 Sexual Perversion  
Mon 4/26 Rape I Final Exam Assigned
Wed 4/28 Rape II  
Mon 5/3 Predictions  
Wed 5/5 Concluding Remarks  
Wed 5/06 Reading Day  
Thu 5/13 Final Exam Due