Sexual Solipsism: Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification

Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification Rae Langton here draws together her ground breaking work on pornography and objectification On pornography she argues from uncontroversial liberal premises to the controversial feminist conclusions th

  • Title: Sexual Solipsism: Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification
  • Author: Rae Langton
  • ISBN: 9780199247066
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rae Langton here draws together her ground breaking work on pornography and objectification On pornography she argues from uncontroversial liberal premises to the controversial feminist conclusions that pornography subordinates and silences women, and that women have rights against pornography On objectification she begins with the traditional idea that objectification iRae Langton here draws together her ground breaking work on pornography and objectification On pornography she argues from uncontroversial liberal premises to the controversial feminist conclusions that pornography subordinates and silences women, and that women have rights against pornography On objectification she begins with the traditional idea that objectification involves treating a person as a thing, but then shows that it is through a kind of self fulfilling projection of beliefs and perceptions of women as subordinate that women are made subordinate and treated as things These controversial essays in feminist philosophy will be stimulating reading for anyone interested in the status of women in society.
    Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Langton s work on objectification and sexual solipsism presents less of a challenge and of an enticement to enter into the debate, since while this is an area that has already been explored by many other philosophers, it is central to any philosophical discussion of sexuality, and it is no simple task to discover the best analysis of objectification. Sexual Solipsism Hardcover Rae Langton Oxford Mar , Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification Rae Langton Arguments for controversial feminist conclusions from uncontroversial liberal premises Collects together well known works by Langton from disparate sources, and adds new material Important and controversial topic of pornography, addressed with philosophical care Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification Rae Langton Abstract This book collects together fifteen chapters on pornography and objectification Arguments from uncontroversial liberal premises are shown to yield controversial feminist conclusions that pornography of a certain kind subordinates and silences women Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Mar , Start your review of Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification Write a review Aug , James Askari rated it liked it Langton works in an analytic philosophy tradition to specify and, in practice, amplify Catherine MacKinnon s account of pornography as a means of subordinating women She understands Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and This is feminine philosophy at its best Langton s work on objectification and sexual solipsism presents less of a challenge and of an enticement to enter into the debate, since while this is an area that has already been explored by many other philosophers, it is central to any philosophical discussion of sexuality, and it is no simple Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification is a collection of fifteen essays by Rae Langton, a leading political philosopher and feminist Although many of the essays have appeared before, this collection brings together in one handy volume all of her important work in this area. Rae Langton, Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification, by Rae Langton Jules Holroyd European Journal of Philosophy Subordination, Silencing, and Two Ideas of Illocution. Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Rae Langton s Sexual Solipsism is a superb example of feminist philosophy Crisp, lucid, analytically adept, passionately engaged, imaginatively resourceful, it goes to the heart of issues concerning pornography and the objectification of women like nothing else in the prterature, showing how good philosophy can give us resources to confront Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Editorial Reviews Langton s work on objectification and sexual solipsism presents less of a challenge and of an enticement to enter into the debate, since while this is an area that has already been explored by many other philosophers, it is central to any philosophical discussion of sexuality, and it is no simple task to discover the best analysis of objectification. Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Jun , Sexual Solipsism Philosophical Essays on Pornography and Objectification By Rae Langton Oxford University Press pp, . and . ISBN and Published January Rae Langton Rae Helen Langton, FBA born February is an Australian and British professor of philosophy She is currently the Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge.She has published widely on Immanuel Kant s philosophy, moral philosophy, political philosophy, metaphysics, and feminist philosophy.She is also well known for her work on pornography and objectification

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    1. Rae Langton is a Professor of Philosophy at Newham College, Cambridge She gave the 2015 John Locke lecture and the 20th annual lecture of the Royal Institute of Philosophy She has a particular expertise the history of philosophy, ethics, political philosophy, metaphysics, and feminist philosophy In 2014 she was elected as a fellow of the British Academy.

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