Is Homosexual Conduct Wrong? A Philosophical Exchange

Finnis, John; Nussbaum, Martha
November 1993
New Republic;11/15/93, Vol. 209 Issue 20, p12
Focuses on two philosophical arguments regarding homosexual conduct and behavior. Ancient views on masturbation, sodomy and same-sex intercourse; Use of one's body as a tool for giving pleasure to the same sex; Distinction between behavior deemed offensive to society and behavior deemed destructive to human character; Description of homoerotic culture; Promotion of friendship through mutual masturbation; Treatment of human sexual capacities; Uses of genitals.


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