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 2022
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..

Wed 1/19 Introduction  
Mon 1/24 Love in Ancient Philosophy I  
Wed 1/26 Love in Ancient Philosophy II  
Mon 1/31 Love in Ancient Philosophy III  
Wed 2/2 Love in Ancient Philosophy IV  
Mon 2/7 Love in Medieval Philosophy  
Wed 2/9 Contemporary Views on Love I  
Mon 2/14 Contemporary Views on Love II  
Wed 2/16 Contemporary Views on Love III  
Mon 2/21 Contemporary Views on Love IV
Wed 2/23 Love, Lust, and Sex I Take-Home Midterm Examination Assigned
Mon 2/28 Love, Lust, and Sex II  
Wed 3/2 Love, Lust, and Sex III  
Mon 3/7 The Hook-up Culture  
Wed 3/9 Promiscuity Take-Home Midterm Examination Due
Mon 3/14 Spring Break  
Wed 3/16 Spring Break  
Mon 3/23 Exclusivity and Polyamory  
Wed 3/23 Monogamy and Adultery  
Mon 3/28 Sexual Regulation and Abortion  
Wed 3/30 Erotic Entertainment I  
Mon 4/4 Erotic Entertainment II  
Wed 4/6 Pornography I  
Mon 4/11 Pornography II  
Wed 4/13 Prostitution  
Mon 4/18 Sexual Perversion  
Wed 4/20 Rape I  
Mon 4/25 Rape II Take-Home Final Examination Assigned
Wed 4/27 Sexual Harrassment  
Mon 5/2 Predictions  
Wed 5/04 Closing Remarks  
Thu 5/05 Reading Day  
Wed 5/11 Office Hours: Noon - 5:00 Take-Home Final Examination Due