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Unformatted text preview: 3-15-11Should the gov. restrict access to/ ban pornography?What would Mill say?What would Aristotle say?What would Burke say? (Pluralist)Some attempted definitions:I know it when I see itoJustice Stewart; Jacobells vs. Ohio 1964Verbal or pictoral material which represents or describes sexual behavior that is degrading to one or more of the participants in such a way as to endorse the degragationoHelen Longino, 1980Porn vs. EroticaPornographyGreek roots porno and graphosNo sense of equal power and choiceMessage is one of violence, dominance and conquestUnderlying themes of power and sex as a weaponEroticaGreek root eros = romantic loveCharacterized by sensuality and shared pleasureMessage is one ok mutually pleasurable sexual expression between people who have enough power to be there by choiceThe Chicken StoryIn his action disgusting/ immoralWhat is the relationship between disgust and morality?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2012 for the course PHI 2100 taught by Professor Mikepatterson during the Spring '12 term at FSU.
- Spring '12