Category: rape

Stephenson: crime is a masculine statement (I)

Posted by luno in Criminality, philosophy and sex, rape, female criminality, sex differences, feminism, male criminality, Moral Theory (Sunday November 28, 2010 at 12:22 pm)
Comments: 0

Bianco Luno’s notes on June Stephenson’s Men are Not Cost-Effective

  I   |  II  |  III 

Editor’s Introduction
“Women and men do not participate equally in crime. The disparity is so extreme, ancient, and immanent that it long ago should have garnered serious attention from philosophers for what it signals about the only two kinds of moral consciousness.” So […]

Stephenson: crime is a masculine statement (II)

Posted by luno in philosophy and sex, rape, Criminality, female criminality, sex differences, male criminality (Saturday November 27, 2010 at 12:23 pm)
Comments: 0

Bianco Luno’s notes on June Stephenson’s Men are Not Cost-Effective

  I   |  II  |  III 

Law Enforcement
Them, too. The people who protect us: watch out for them. They are cut of the same cloth. Often enough it is firefighters who start fires and policemen who commit violent crimes.
189
“Arson is the only crime where the suspect sticks around,” […]

Baumeister: an apology for men (I)

Posted by luno in rape, philosophy and sex, sex differences, feminism (Wednesday October 6, 2010 at 11:00 am)
Comments: 0

Bianco Luno’s notes on Roy F. Baumeister’s “Is There Anything Good About Men?” (American Psychological Association, Invited Address, 2007)

I | II

Editor’s Introduction
Baumeister intends a corrective to a popular view that favors the qualities of women over men. That view, which usually takes feminist form, arises as a reaction to a history of social and political […]

Persons with bodies and opinions

Posted by luno in philosophy and sex, rape, prostitution, sex differences, Deontology, Kant (Friday September 14, 2007 at 1:41 pm)
Comments: 0

O’Neill addresses the Kantian moral concepts of not treating others as means (i.e., using them) and treating them positively as persons, how these are related, and finally how “an adequate understanding of what it is to treat others as persons must view them not abstractly as possibly consenting adults, but as particular men and women with limited and determinate capacities to understand or consent to proposals of action.” The Kantian moral ideal so far as it has practical application must take account of human limitations.

“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)
Comments: 0

Notes on:
Sylviane Agacinski, Parity of the Sexes.
131
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.
132
Private morality is never brought up to qualify a public one. [The Clinton-Lewinsky […]

 
Creative Commons License