Evolutionary explanations of human behavior play in explaining sexual morality

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What role, if any, should evolutionary explanations of human behavior play in explaining sexual morality

use the following readings:

Plato: Republic (selections).

Ryan and Jethá: “Introduction” from Sex at Dawn

Zuk: “Paleofantasy Love” from Paleofantasy

Schopenhauer: “Metaphysics of the Love of the Sexes” from The World as Will and Idea

Kant: “Duties Towards the Body in Respect of the Sexual Impulse” and Crimina Carnis from Lectures on Ethics

Sade: selections from “Fifth Dialogue” and “Yet Another Effort, Frenchmen, If You Would Become Republicans,” from Philosophy in the Bedroom

Freud: “Sexual Abberrations,” the first essay from Three Essays on the Theory of Sexuality

Nussbaum: “Objectification”