By Roger Scruton
"He is an eloquent and practised author" - The Independent (UK)
When John wants Mary or Mary wishes John, what does both of them wish? what's intended through innocence, ardour, love and arousal, hope, perversion and disgrace? those are only many of the questions Roger Scruton addresses during this thought-provoking highbrow event. starting from only philosophical premises, and varying over human existence, paintings and associations, he surveys the whole box of sexuality; both upset with puritanism and permissiveness, he argues for a thorough holiday with contemporary theories. Upholding conventional morality - even though in phrases that could surprise a lot of its practitioners - his argument gravitates to that that is candid, serene and consoling within the event of sexual love.
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Sexual Desire: A Philosophical Investigation by Roger Scruton