Tag Archive for 'Sexual Ethics'

Eros and Ethos: 60 Days Out

by Jason Stotts I am very pleased to announce that in the first 60 days, Eros and Ethos has sold 111 copies! This is an excellent start and I am very thankful to everyone who has bought a copy of the book so far. (Note that some book sales have been through my website and aren’t […]

Eros & Ethos: Paperback Launch

by Jason Stotts Many people have been asking me about the paperback and I am delighted to announce that the paperback version of Eros & Ethos: A New Theory of Sexual Ethics is now available on Amazon! This book is the product of a decade of work on my part and it’s the best thing I’ve […]

Update on Eros and Ethos

by Jason Stotts I’m writing with an update on my forthcoming book Eros and Ethos: A New Theory and Practice of Sexual Ethics. Eros and Ethos is completely written and is in editing now. I’m making great progress with my editors and we hope to have everything ready for publication in the Spring. As we get […]

CatalystCon Day 1 and Revelations

by Jason Stotts I’m at CatalystCon here in LA and so far it’s been interesting. I’ve met some interesting people and tomorrow the talks start. A weird thing happened, though. Twice, people have asked me what I do, since most people (it seems) here are involved in some sort of activism or related fields like […]

Update on Eros and Ethos

by Jason Stotts If you’ve been reading Erosophia for a while now, you know I’m working on my first nonfiction book currently titled: Eros and Ethos: The Ethics of Modern Sex.  It has been going painstakingly slow for quite some time, but I’m happy to announce that the speed of writing has improved and great […]

On Fantasy, its Bounds, and Moral Implications Thereof

by Jason Stotts Note: This essay is adapted from the lecture I gave at ATLOSCon 2012 on “Sexual Attraction and Fantasy.” What is fantasy?  I’m sure you know what fantasy is, but can you clearly articulate it?  Fantasy is one of those things that we all know, but whose exact nature it can be hard […]

About Erosophia

by Jason Stotts tl:dr version: Erosophia is dedicated to understanding sex from a philosophical perspective. I want to create a new field of philosophy called “sexual ethics.” I think sexual ethics must rely on a eudaimonistic framework whose goal is the long-term living well of the individual. I don’t talk much about my meta-goals here […]

Freedom and Tragedy: The Story of Les Miserables

by Jason Stotts Note: this essay primarily deals with the story of Les Miserables as portrayed in the musical (and consequently film) version, but draws from the book to fill in the gaps in the story.  If you have not seen the film or read the book, you should wait to read this essay until […]