Michael Levin “Why Homosexuality
Evaluation of argument
Homosexuality, genetics, and freedom
A final thought
From Last Time
Hardin's tragedy of the commons
The ruin of the commons
No food bank will help
Levin's General Argument
(1) Any person who does not use their organs
for their function will be unhappy.
(2) Homosexuals do not use their organs for
(3) Therefore, homosexuals will be unhappy.
“The fact is the universally acknowledge
unhappiness of homosexuals” (293).
(4*) Being unhappy is prudentially bad/wrong.
(5*) Therefore, homosexuality is prudentially
Mr. Jones' tooth
Mr. Smith's “Old
There is no question
that they are not
using their teeth for
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