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What is the mission of this site?
This website is to promote and offer for sale the book: Confronting Sexual Nihilism: Traditional sexual morality as an antidote to nihilism..This book is an examination of philosophical foundations for sexual morality to justify what can be fairly called "traditional sexual morality." It is a philosophy book. Neither this site nor the book offer anything of erotic interest.
The author is Charles F. Kielkopf, Professor of Philosophy (Emeritus), The Ohio State University. Click to go to my ABOUT ME page.
What is the book about?
I am in the process of preparing a 2nd edition. Please check my blog posts for progress
The book's two-pronged line of argument is as follows.
For whom is the book written?
The book is a quasi-professional work because it is written to reach a larger readership than professional philosophers. However, professional philosophers will find the book valuable. It raises many issues which professional philosophers need to develop or critique
The book is ideal for supplementary reading in a wide variety of courses or seminars. Besides philosophy courses, sexual morality is of concern in psychology, sociology, women studies, etc.. Outside academia, the book could profitably be discussed by church groups, youth groups, etc.,. Email the distributor for a free pdf exam copy
Buying the book is acquiring a privilege of having on-going conversation with the author. Possessors of the book can contact the author with questions about and challenges to the book. Email Kielkopf @ Ohio State or email@example.com .
This site and the book will be supplemented with Blog posts from my Blogging site.
What are the chapter titles?
Chapter titles are as follows:the whole book can be read, chapter by chapter, in pdf format by clicking on the chapter titles.
What are some philosophically provocative theses proposed?
Please email observations and thoughts about my project to Charles F. Kielkopf
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A draft of the Preface in which the book is dedicated to Pope (Emeritus) Benedict XVI. explains why the author's Catholicism is not presupposed in arguments of the book.