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Sexual Desire: A Philosophical Investigation

Human Science


by
Roger Scruton

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Language: English

When John desires Mary or Mary desires John, what does either of them want? What is meant by innocence, passion, love – and arousal, desire, perversion and shame?

These are just a few of the questions Roger Scruton addresses in this thought-provoking intellectual adventure. Beginning from purely philosophical premises, and ranging over human life, art and institutions, he surveys the whole field of sexuality; equally dissatisfied with puritanism and permissiveness, he argues for a radical break with recent theories.

When John desires Mary or Mary desires John, what does either of them want? What is meant by innocence, passion, love – and arousal, desire, perversion and shame?

These are just a few of the questions Roger Scruton addresses in this thought-provoking intellectual adventure. Beginning from purely philosophical premises, and ranging over human life, art and institutions, he surveys the whole field of sexuality; equally dissatisfied with puritanism and permissiveness,… (more)

When John desires Mary or Mary desires John, what does either of them want? What is meant by innocence, passion, love – and arousal, desire, perversion and shame?

These are just a few of the questions Roger Scruton addresses in this thought-provoking intellectual adventure. Beginning from purely philosophical premises, and ranging over human life, art and institutions, he surveys the whole field of sexuality; equally dissatisfied with puritanism and permissiveness, he argues for a radical break with recent theories.

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