Interview with Tom Digby

Tom Digby's bio: I grew up in Arkansas, steeped in fundamentalist, conservative values, like sexism, racism, bigotry, xenophobia, and classism. I was gradually liberated from all that through the study of philosophy at William Jewell College, a relatively progressive Baptist school in Missouri. After a stint in law school, I went to Northwestern University to …

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Interview with Scott Anderson

Scott Anderson's Bio: I was born in 1964 in Chesterton, Indiana, raised there, and attended Indiana University majoring in Economics and Mathematics. I spent two years in the Peace Corps (Nepal) before going to graduate school in philosophy, about which I knew nearly nothing. (I know more now.) After a remarkably long time in graduate school …

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Interview with Cressida Heyes

Cressida Heyes is Professor and Canada Research Chair in Philosophy of Gender and Sexuality at the University of Alberta, Canada. She is the author of a number of books and articles—most notably for philosophy of love and sex, Self-Transformations: Foucault, Ethics, and Normalized Bodies (Oxford University Press, 2007), and “Dead to the World: Rape, Unconsciousness, …

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Interview with Laurie Shrage

Laurie Shrage is Professor of Philosophy at Florida International University in Miami. Her books include Abortion and Social Responsibility (Oxford 2003), Moral Dilemmas of Feminism (Routledge 1994), an edited collection You've Changed: Sex Reassignment and Personal Identity (Oxford 2009), and the co-authored textbook Philosophizing About Sex (Broadview 2015). She served as co-editor of Hypatia from 1998-2003. Q. How …

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What’s New in Philosophy of Sex and Love: Autumn 2016 edition

Welcome to What's New in Philosophy of Sex and Love! These are things from the past year or so that our members and friends are writing, and in some cases reading. We're going to host this series now here at Erotes; last year's installment was at our main site. Samantha Brennan, "Is Marriage Bad for Children? …

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Interview with Loren Cannon

Loren Cannon teaches at Humboldt State University.  His teaching interests include Ethics, Environmental Ethics, the Philosophy of Sex and Love, Social Theory, and his newly developed course in Trans Theory.  He has published and presented on the topics of Marriage, Trans Theory, and Collective Responsibility. Q:  What are your main interests in SPSL? LC: I …

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