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Ch 12: Ethical Issues in Relationships & Sexuality

About This Chapter

Use this chapter on ethical issues in sexuality and relationships to study for a test or catch up in class. We've included concise video lessons and multiple-choice quizzes that you're welcome to review 24 hours a day from any Internet-connected computer or mobile device.

Ethical Issues in Relationships & Sexuality - Chapter Summary

Ethical issues associated with relationships and sexuality are highlighted in the video lessons included in this philosophy chapter. Some of the subjects presented include the ethical issues of cheating, lying and stealing, plus the different aspects of human sexuality. You can either watch the entire video lesson or use the video tabs to skip to a specific section you'd like to see. By taking the quiz following each lesson, you'll be able to quickly assess your knowledge of these topics. This chapter is designed to assist you in achieving the following:

  • Outline the ethical issues of breaking promises, lying, cheating and stealing
  • Identify the public, private and societal aspects of human sexuality
  • Explain the moral duties within sexual relationships
  • Discuss relevant moral issues in sexuality
  • Detail the ethical implications of the double standard

5 Lessons in Chapter 12: Ethical Issues in Relationships & Sexuality
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Ethical Issues of Lying, Cheating, Breaking Promises & Stealing

1. Ethical Issues of Lying, Cheating, Breaking Promises & Stealing

Lying, cheating, breaking promises, and stealing are generally considered to be immoral actions. Explore the reasons for this, and discover how each of these can be morally justifiable. Then test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Human Sexuality: Public, Societal & Private Aspects

2. Human Sexuality: Public, Societal & Private Aspects

Sexuality is an important part of all human societies, but it means something different to everyone. Explore the lines between public and private sexual identities, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Moral Duties within Sexual Relationships

3. Moral Duties within Sexual Relationships

Every relationship comes with its own unique set of moral duties and obligations. This is especially true of sexual relationships. In this lesson we are going to explore the moral duties that are unique to sexual relationships and see how they define the goals and outcome of the relationship.

Moral Issues in Sexuality

4. Moral Issues in Sexuality

Throughout history, there have been many differing opinions on the morality of sex and its surrounding issues. This lesson will highlight the theories and opinions of a few of the better-known philosophers who opined on this subject: Saint Thomas Aquinas, Immanuel Kant, Jeremy Bentham, and Marquis de Sade.

Ethical Implications of the Double Standard

5. Ethical Implications of the Double Standard

The double standard is something many of us know all too well, but it's also an issue with serious ethical implications. Explore these, and test your understanding with an unbiased, single-standard quiz.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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