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eBook The Neither/Nor of the Second Sex: Kierkegaard on Women, Sexual Difference, and Sexual Relations ePub

eBook The Neither/Nor of the Second Sex: Kierkegaard on Women, Sexual Difference, and Sexual Relations ePub

by Celine Leon

  • ISBN: 0881461032
  • Category: Humanities
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: Celine Leon
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Mercer University Press (June 1, 2008)
  • Pages: 285
  • ePub book: 1989 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1988 kb
  • Other: lit lrf mobi txt
  • Rating: 4.7
  • Votes: 687

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Although Kierkegaad provided many a puzzle for his biographers, one would be wrong to assume he invariably lied when he claimed to be telling the truth.

Sex differences in humans have been studied in a variety of fields

Sex differences in humans have been studied in a variety of fields. In humans, biological sex consists of five factors present at birth: the presence or absence of the SRY gene (an intronless sex-determining gene on the Y chromosome), the type of gonads, the sex hormones, the internal reproductive anatomy (such as the uterus), and the external genitalia. Sex determination occurs solely by the presence or absence of a Y chromosome.

Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender. These attractions are generally subsumed under heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality, while asexuality (the lack of sexual attraction to others) is sometimes identified as the fourth category.

The book introduces and thoroughly dicusses sexual abuse topics

The book introduces and thoroughly dicusses sexual abuse topics. I enjoyed it. It was well written and easy to read. Are there women who surprise men in dark alleys, forcing sex on them? No. Women who have been charged with the newer reinterpretation of the definition of rape are more likely to have done so within a group, where a mixed-sex crowd might sexually abuse another man. Some degree of inebriation often possesses both parties. In cases such as this the members of the group should be charged with sexual assault and not rape.

Whereas sexual identity refers to an individual’s comfort level with his or her own biological sex, sexual orientation focuses on the biological sex of the person who an individual is sexually attracted to. There are three options that fall under the classification of sexual orientation

Whereas sexual identity refers to an individual’s comfort level with his or her own biological sex, sexual orientation focuses on the biological sex of the person who an individual is sexually attracted to. There are three options that fall under the classification of sexual orientation. They are heterosexual, bisexual, and homosexual. Heterosexuals are attracted to people of the opposite biological sex, homosexuals are attracted to those of the same biological sex, and bisexuals report being equally attracted to both (Campo-Arias, 2010).

Sexual orientation refers to a person’s emotional and sexual attraction to a particular sex (male or female)

Sexual orientation refers to a person’s emotional and sexual attraction to a particular sex (male or female). Statistics Canada states that they have neither the definitive number of people whose sexual orientation is lesbian, gay, or bisexual, nor the number of people who are transgendered (Statistics Canada 2011).

The Feminine as Paradigm for the Human-Divine relation.

and perhaps also gender biased, analysis of despair: however. the focus of the following pages will not be the modalities of the self, but Anti-Climacus's presentation of the feminine mode of relating as the pattern for Christian life. To this text must be added "The Woman Who Was a Sinner" (1850), its natural complement insofar as Kierkegaard in person expresses much the same thought. The Feminine as Paradigm for the Human-Divine relation.

women's sexual relations with women Beauvoir writes that "to ask two spouses bound b. .

women's sexual relations with women Beauvoir writes that "to ask two spouses bound by practical, social and moral ties to satisfy each other sexually for their whole lives is pure absurdity". She describes the work of married women, including housecleaning, writing that it is "holding away death but also refusing life". She thinks, "what makes the lot of the wife-servant ungratifying is the division of.

The Second Sex was an act of Promethean audacity - a theft of.No woman before her had written publicly, with greater candor and less euphemism, about the most intimate secrets of her sex.

The Second Sex was an act of Promethean audacity - a theft of Olympian fire - from which there was no turning back. It is not the last word on the problem of woman, which, Beauvoir wrote, has always been a problem of men, but it marks the place in history where an enlightenment begins. Blanche Knopf, the wife of Alfred Knopf, Beauvoir’s American publisher, had heard of the book on a scouting trip to Paris.

A comprehensive and critical account of Kierkegaard's thoughts on women, sexual difference, and men-women relations.