Category: marriage

Sex, Freud, and Weininger (Intro)

Posted by luno in philosophy and sex, Freud, sexualities, prostitution, motherhood, sex differences, marriage, Weininger (Monday August 13, 2007 at 1:50 am)
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Notes on Sigmund Freud, Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality
According Otto Weininger’s biographer, David Abrahamsen, Freud read an early draft of what later became Sex and Character. The encounter is also dramatized in Joshua Sobol’s play, Weininger’s Night.
—Editor’s note
 
xiii (Foreword by Nancy Chodorow)
Chodorow writes,
As someone who has written both appreciatively and critically about […]

Nuts and berries and masturbation

Posted by luno in prostitution, philosophy and sex, female criminality, marriage, sex differences, feminism (Monday August 21, 2006 at 2:25 pm)
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Notes on:
Carole Pateman, “Defending Prostitution: Charges against Ericsson.”
[See also Ericsson on prostitution.]
561-2
Feminists do not see prostitution as unacceptable because it distributes benefits and burdens unequally; rather, to use Ericsson’s language of inequality, because prostitution is grounded in the inequality of domination and subjection. The problem of domination is both denied by and hidden behind Ericsson’s […]

Mommy has a license to kill, Kant said so

Posted by luno in abortion, Hobbes, female criminality, capital punishment, marriage, Kant, Deontology, sex differences, Weininger (Monday August 22, 2005 at 1:20 pm)
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Why mother’s may kill, but governments may not…

a solidarity of instinct

Posted by luno in marriage, Nietzsche (Friday July 22, 2005 at 1:05 pm)
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Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols, 1889, Kaufmann translation, “Skirmishes of an Untimely Man”, sec. 39:
….The rationality of marriage—that lay in the husband’s sole juridical responsibility, which gave marriage a center of gravity, while today it limps on both legs. The rationality of marriage—that lay in its indissolubility in principle, which lent it an accent that […]

 
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