Tag Archive for 'Sexual Ethics'

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 […]

Google+ Hangout

by Jason Stotts Last night I hosted an impromptu Google+ hangout and answered questions that people emailed to me and asked in a live chat.  The video is up now on YouTube if you want to check it out. For anyone wanting a link to the essays I referenced, they’re here: – “On Polysexuality” – […]

Sexual Ethics and Objectivism (ATLOSCon 2011)

by Jason Stotts Presented to The Atlanta Objectivist Society At ATLOSCon 2011 in Atlanta Georgia Saturday May 28th, 2011 at 9:00 AM This is the speech I presented last year at ATLOSCon 2011.  This is the first time I’ve made one of my longer essays available on Erosophia and if you like it, consider donating. […]