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Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Linda LeMoncheck

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This book introduces a new way of thinking and talking about women's sexual pleasures, preferences, and desires. Using the tools of contemporary analytic philosophy, it discusses methods for ... More


Aromatase, Estrogens, and Differentiation of Sexual Behavior and Partner Preference in Birds

Elizabeth Adkins-Regan

in Brain Aromatase, Estrogens, and Behavior

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199841196
eISBN:
9780199979837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841196.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

Birds show a rich array of sexually differentiated behavior. Research on two species, the Japanese quail and the zebra finch, is the source of most of what is known to date about the role of hormones ... More


What Is a Feminist Philosophy of Sex?

Linda LeMoncheck

in Loose Women, Lecherous Men: A Feminist Philosophy of Sex

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195105568
eISBN:
9780199852949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105568.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Feminist philosophy is a discipline rich in its diversity of speculative argument and practical politics. Both ancient and contemporary traditions in the philosophy of sex can be characterized by ... More


Mating tactics and reproductive success

Alan F. Dixson

in Primate Sexuality: Comparative Studies of the Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and Humans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199544646
eISBN:
9780191810022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199544646.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter describes the major types of mating practices that exist in primate societies and their reproductive success by explaining the concept of dominance, coalition, and consortship. Dominance ... More


Is imprinting such a special case?

PATRICK BATESON

in Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521983
eISBN:
9780191688492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521983.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

As the result of relatively brief exposure to a particular type of object early in life, many birds and mammals will form strong and exclusive attachments to that object. This is known as ‘filial ... More


Good Breeding: The Art of Mating

Evelleen Richards

in Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436906
eISBN:
9780226437064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437064.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 6 deals with Darwin’s immersion in the practices of animal breeders and pigeon fanciers and his reconstitution of the notion of aesthetic preference by artificial selection. It is argued ... More


Tourist/Other and the Unconscious

Dean MacCannell

in The Ethics of Sightseeing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257825
eISBN:
9780520948655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257825.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The central argument here is that tourism contains keys to understanding recent changes in the ways one frames their humanity, and crucial to understanding tourism are some delicate, decidedly ... More


The Supreme Court in the Era of Bifurcated Review IV: Equal Protection Cases

G. Edward White

in Law in American History, Volume III: 1930-2000

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190634940
eISBN:
9780190940348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634940.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Equal protection arguments were once described by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes as the “last resort” of persons making constitutional claims. The court’s reliance on the Equal Protection Clause was ... More


Twelve Views from the Distance

Mutsuo Takahashi

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672776
eISBN:
9781452948157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672776.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This memoir traces a boy’s childhood and its intersection with the rise of the Japanese empire and World War II. In twelve chapters that visit and revisit critical points in his boyhood, this book ... More


Lorna Feijóo and Nelson Madrigal

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Dance

Described by critics as “stunning with an exceptional attention to detail,” Lorna Feijóo (daughter of Lupe Calzadilla and sister of Lorena Feijóo) and her husband Nelson Madrigal, both principals at ... More


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