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? Rethinking the Connection between Having Children, Romantic Love, and Marriage,” with Bill Cameron, in Beyond Marriage, edited by Elizabeth Brake, Oxford University Press.
Samantha Brennan, review of Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts, Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal.
Luke Brunning, “The Distinctiveness of Polyamory,” Journal of Applied Philosophy 2016.
Shannon Dea, Beyond the Binary: Thinking About Sex and Gender (Peterborough: Broadview, 2016).
Katherine L. Goldey, Amanda R. Posh, Sarah N. Bell, and Sari M. van Anders, “Defining Pleasure: A Focus Group Study of Solitary and Partnered Sexual Pleasure in Queer and Heterosexual Women,” (forthcoming, Archives of Sexual Behavior).
Lena Gunnarsson, “The Dominant and Its Constitutive Other: Feminist Theorizations of Love, Power and Gendered Selves,” Journal of Critical Realism, 15 (2016), 1-20.
Cressida J. Heyes, “Dead to the World: Rape, Unconsciousness, and Social Media,” Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 41:2, January 2016, 361-383. An open access preprint and a teaching worksheet with suggested questions and activities can be found here.
Sarah LaChance Adams, Christopher Davidson, and Caroline Lundquist eds., New Philosophies of Sex and Love: Thinking Through Desire (forthcoming, Rowman Littlefield International, 2016).
Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins, “Knowing Our Own Hearts: Self-Reporting and the Science of Love,” forthcoming in Philosophical Issues.
Carrie Ichikawa Jenkins, ‘Addicted’? To ‘Love’? Commentary on ‘Addicted to Love: What is Love Addiction and When Should It be Treated?’, by Brian Earp, Olga Wudarczyk, Bennett Foddy, and Julian Savulescu. Forthcoming in Philosophy, Psychiatry & Psychology.
Katarina Majerhold, Love, Its Origin and Modifications Through Time, Založba Obzorja Maribor, (forthcoming autumn) 2016.
Katarina Majerhold: Čustveni izzivi (učbenik za osnovne in srednje šole; Emotional Challenges: textbook for primary and secondary schools), Rokuss-Klett (forthcoming autumn) 2016.
Laurie Shrage, “Decoupling Marriage and Parenting,” Journal of Applied Philosophy 2016.
Laurie Shrage, “African Americans, HIV, and Mass Incarceration,” invited commentary, The Lancet 2016.
Laurie Shrage, “Sex Reassignment,” Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology (Sage Publications, 2015).
Laurie Shrage, “Why Are So Many Black Women Dying of AIDS?” Op-ed, New York Times, 2015.
Laurie Shrage, “When Prostitution is Nobody’s Business,” in “The Stone,” New York Times 2015.
Alan Soble, “Love and Value, Yet Again,” in John Davenport and Anthony Rudd, eds., Love, Reason, and Will: Kierkegaard after Frankfurt (Bloomsbury Press, 2015), pp. 25–46.
Alan Soble, “The Love Call of F. Scott Fitzgerald,” Per Contra, No. 37 (Fall, 2015); .
Alan Soble, “Morality,” in Patricia Whelehan and Anne Bolin, eds., The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality (Malden, Mass. & Oxford, Eng.: John Wiley & Sons, 2015), volume 2, pp. 1–5.
Shay Welch, Existential Eroticism: A Feminist Approach to Understanding Women’s Oppression-Perpetuating Choices (Rowman and Littlefield, 2015).