About

Erotes is the blog of the Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love. The Society exists to encourage the philosophical study of sexuality and love, by facilitating discussion of topics such as the nature of sexual desire, polyamory, gender, friendship, sexual identity and orientation, marriage, and trade in sexual services and images. At our website, you can learn more about the Society, and check out our Resources, History, and Members pages. You can also like us on Facebook.

This blog features interviews with scholars who work on topics related to the philosophy of sex and love and sometimes other things.

The “Erotes” are a collective of winged gods associated with love and sex in Greek mythology. The image of the Erotes in our banner comes from a drawing of a vase in the British Museum.

This blog is run by the co-Presidents of the Society, Patricia Marino, of the University of Waterloo and Helga Varden, of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. To contact us, send an email to Patricia or Helga.

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