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 2023
Don Berkich
MW 2:00 - 3:15, OCNR-132


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..

Wednesday, 1/18 Introductory Remarks  
Monday, 1/23 Class Canceled due to Illness  
Wednesday, 1/25 Love in Ancient Philosophy I  
Monday, 1/30 Love in Ancient Philosophy II  
Wednesday, 2/1 Love in Ancient Philosophy III  
Monday, 2/6 Love in Medieval Philosophy  
Wednesday, 2/8 Contemporary Views on Love I  
Monday, 2/13 Contemporary Views on Love II  
Wednesday, 2/15 Contemporary Views on Love III  
Monday, 2/20 Contemporary Views on Love IV  
Wednesday, 2/22 Love, Lust, and Sex I Midterm Assigned
Monday, 2/27 Love, Lust, and Sex II  
Wednesday, 3/1 Love, Lust, and Sex III  
Monday, 3/6 Casual Sex and the Hook-up Culture  
Wednesday, 3/8 Promiscuity  
Monday, 3/13 Spring Break  
Wednesday, 3/15 Spring Break  
Monday, 3/20 Exclusivity and Polyamory Midterm Due
Wednesday, 3/22 Monogamy and Adultery  
Monday, 3/27 Sexual Regulation and Abortion  
Wednesday, 3/29 Erotic Entertainment I  
Monday, 4/3 Erotic Entertainment II  
Wednesday, 4/5 Pornography I  
Monday, 4/10 Pornography II  
Wednesday, 4/12 Prostitution  
Monday, 4/17 Sexual Perversion  
Wednesday, 4/19 Rape I Final Assigned
Monday, 4/24 Rape II  
Wednesday, 4/26 Sexual Harassment  
Monday, 5/1 Predictions  
Wednesday, 5/3 Closing Remarks  
Thursday, 5/4 Reading Day  
Monday, 5/8 Final Due by 5:00 p.m.