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Pornography and Violence

Adam G. Cooper

in Life in the Flesh: An Anti-Gnostic Spiritual Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199546626
eISBN:
9780191720208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546626.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Pornography cultivates a cult of the flesh in which sex and the flesh are abstracted, etherealized, and finally destroyed. De Sade's vision of unlimited lust gives way to a pornocracy in which ... More


Shameless

Cristiana Franco

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520273405
eISBN:
9780520957428
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273405.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

The figure of the dog is a paradox. As in so many cultures, past and present, the dog in ancient Greece was seen as the animal closest to humans, even as it elicited from them the most negative ... More


Conceiving of Poverty Without Shame1

Robert Walker

in The Shame of Poverty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199684823
eISBN:
9780191765117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684823.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter seeks evidence in creative literature, film, and oral tradition that people in poverty are not thought to feel shame but instead to behave shamelessly. Both malevolent idlers and ... More


Introduction: The Two Faces of Shame

Krista K. Thomason

in Naked: The Dark Side of Shame and Moral Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190843274
eISBN:
9780190843304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843274.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The introduction surveys the philosophical literature about shame. Philosophers have long been troubled by the dual nature of shame. On the one hand, it seems to be an emotion that is central to the ... More


Ajax Redeemed: The Moral Value of Shame

Krista K. Thomason

in Naked: The Dark Side of Shame and Moral Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190843274
eISBN:
9780190843304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843274.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter argues that shame is a morally valuable emotion, but not in the traditional sense. It argues for a constitutive view of the moral value of shame. Determining an emotion’s moral value ... More


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