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Unformatted text preview: 3-22-11Attorney Generals Commission on PornographyPornography and HarmWhat is harm? (Physical, economic)What kinds of harms (are claimed to) follow from pornography? Leads to increased sexual violenceoPhysical harms, social harms, intellectual harmsWho can be harmed?oIndividuals, communities, organizations, environmentsClaims: linked to sexual violence/ assult, related to oppression, physical, social, intellectualWho harmed: individuals, communities, organizations, environmentPrimary Harms vs. Secondary HarmsPrimary harms are actions or events that are intrinsically harmfuloExamples? MurderSecondary harms are actions or events that are not intrinsically harmful, but are causally connected to harmsoExamples? Curfew?How do we evaluate the argument that pornography is harmful?1.Identify the hypothesized harms2.Determine whether the above are in fact, harmful3.Examine whether a causal connection exists between the material and the harmThree Categories of Sexually Explicit Material...
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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