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Porn - Philosophy for Everyone : How to Think with Kink,9781405199629

Porn - Philosophy for Everyone : How to Think with Kink

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781405199629

ISBN10:
1405199628
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
8/16/2010
Publisher(s):
Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

This anthology takes the ever-controversial discussion of pornography out of solely academic circles; it expands the questions about porn that academics might tackle and opens the conversation to those who know it bestthe creators and users of porn. Features essays on non-traditional issues in porn, including celebrity sex tapes, virtual sex, S&M, homosexual porn, and technology's impact on the porn industry Features fascinating insights from psychologists, a lawyer, and an English professor, as well as industry insiders such as Dylan Ryder A fun, entertaining, and philosophically provocative approach to pornography, written for the general reader

Author Biography

Editor
Dave Monroe
is an instructor at the Applied Ethics Institute of St. Petersburg College, Florida, and adjunct instructor of philosophy at the University of Tampa. He is the co-editor of Food & Philosophy, with Fritz Allhoff (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007). 

Series Editor
Fritz Allhoff is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Western Michigan University, as well as a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian National University's Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics. In addition to editing the Philosophy for Everyone series, Allhoff is the volume editor or co-editor for several titles, including Wine & Philosophy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2007), Whiskey & Philosophy (with Marcus P. Adams, Wiley, 2009), and Food & Philosophy (with Dave Monroe, Wiley-Blackwell, 2007).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword: Filling in the Cave
Dirty Mindedness: An Introduction to Porn - Philosophy for Everyone
Lights, Camera, Action!: Sundry Sexy Thoughts
The Jizz Biz and Quality of Life
Strange Bedfellows: The Interpenetration of Philosophy and Pornography
The Pornographic Mind: Psychology and Porn
Yes. Yes! Yes!! What do Mona's Moans Tell us About her Sexual Pleasure?
Pornography as Simulation
Brothers' Milk: The Erotic and the Lethal In Bareback Pornography
Between the Sheets: Porn Ethics and Personal Relationships
Strange Love, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Porn
Cheating with Jenna: Monogamy, Pornography and Erotica
Celebrity Sex Tapes: A Contemporary Cautionary Tale
Talking Dirty: Legal Issues and Free Speech
One Man's Trash is another Man's Pleasure: Obscenity, Pornography, and the Law
What's Wrong with Porn?
Bumper Stickers and Boobs: Why the Free Speech Argument for Porn Fails
The Art of Dirty: Porn and Aesthetic Value
The 'Fine Art' of Pornography? The Conflict Between Artistic Value and Pornographic Value
An Unholy Trinity: The Beautiful, The Romantic and The Vulgar
The Problem with the Problem with Pornography
Porn and Technology
Something for Everyone: Busty Latin Anal Nurses in Leather and Glasses
Sex, Lies and Virtual Reality
Kink: Alternative Porn and BDSM
What Do Heterosexual Men Get Out of Consuming Girl-Girl Pornography?
Hit Me With Your Best Shot: The 'Violent' Controversy Surrounding SM Porn
Ruminations of a Dominatriz: An Interview with Mz. Berlin
Notes on Contributors
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