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Original sin

Posted by luno in Criminality, female criminality, male criminality, Weininger (Monday August 14, 2006 at 12:49 pm)
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Notes on:
Allan Janik, “From Logic to Animality or How Wittgenstein Used Otto Weininger”.
To begin with we must grasp that Weininger is not concerned with making an empirical generalization about the mentality of actual people, rather, he is producing an ‘ideal type’ or model of what it is to be immoral in itself. The point […]

Men loving war

Posted by iaia in war, Criminality, sex differences, male criminality (Saturday August 12, 2006 at 3:31 pm)
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From a 1984 article in Esquire entitled, “Why Men Love War”, by William Broyles Jr., a well-known screen writer and decorated Vietnam War veteran:
…Like all lust, for as long as it lasts it dominates everything else; a nation’s other problems are seared away, a phenomenon exploited by kings, dictators, and presidents since civilization began.
And I […]

…intimate levels of experience…

Posted by luno in philosophy and sex, pornography, sex differences, male criminality (Saturday August 12, 2006 at 2:12 pm)
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Luno is clearly willing to accept the condemnation of pornography expressed in Longino’s article, indeed, the rightness of the censure he finds rather overdetermined. But the condemnation is a condemnation of something much more than many feminists and their critics, alike, seem willing to admit.
—Editor’s note
Notes on:
Longino, Helen E. “Pornography, Oppression, Freedom: A Closer Look”.
The […]

“Archaic and Libertine France”

Posted by luno in rape, political philosophy, parity, philosophy and sex, male criminality (Tuesday August 1, 2006 at 1:24 pm)
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Notes on:
Sylviane Agacinski, Parity of the Sexes.
Though in many ways “modern” in its sophistication regarding sexual mores and the appreciation of one sex for the character of the other, France still seems to have marked out the sphere of public power for men.
Private morality is never brought up to qualify a public one. [The Clinton-Lewinsky […]

Ethics exam question: Whom does mommy get to kill?

Posted by luno in Criminality, aristotle, motherhood, female criminality, sex differences, male criminality (Friday April 7, 2006 at 10:53 am)
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Aristotle on matricide

Mercenary sex, his and hers

Posted by luno in prostitution, philosophy and sex, pornography, female criminality, sex differences, male criminality (Friday December 30, 2005 at 2:56 pm)
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Notes on:
Lars O. Ericsson, “Charges against Prostitution: An Attempt at a Philosophical Assessment”
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On Weininger’s death

Posted by luno in interviews, suicide, male criminality, Weininger (Tuesday September 20, 2005 at 1:21 pm)
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Olivia Dresher interviews Bianco Luno on Weininger’s suicide

Pornography and liberalism

Posted by luno in moral education, pornography, sex differences, male criminality, Mill, J. S., feminism (Wednesday September 14, 2005 at 8:42 pm)
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The limits of liberalism and pornography: notes on Lorenne M. G. Clark

Penal sadomasochism

Posted by luno in moral education, Deontology, male criminality (Monday August 29, 2005 at 1:39 pm)
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Is it possible to construe punishment as good thing?

The thirteenth shot…

Posted by luno in Lispector, motherhood, abortion, capital punishment, male criminality (Friday August 26, 2005 at 3:01 pm)
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What is wrong with avenging justice?

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