Neil McArthur is professor of philosophy and director of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba in Canada. He is the author of David Hume’s Political Theory (2007) and The Ethics of Sex: An Introduction (2022).
History of ideas
The invention of free love
Percy Shelley thought romantic love freed men and women from the strictures of monogamy, but did it free them equally?
When it comes to sex, will humans ever be liberated from the basic biological needs that drove our evolutionary past?