Kant and Sexuality

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Kant’s comments on sexuality are commonly found to be at best perplexing and at worst extraordinarily unenlightened and morally offensive. Varden starts by reconstructing what seems to be Kant’s view on sexuality as well as providing an overview of the main, existing Kantian philosophical responses and alternative proposals to this account. In the last part of the chapter, she outlines a new Kantian approach to sexuality that overcomes the shortcomings of both Kant’s own and the existing Kantian accounts.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Palgrave Kant Handbook
EditorsMatthew C Altman
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ISBN (Electronic)9781137546562
StatePublished - 2017

Publication series

NamePalgrave Handbooks in German Idealism


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