What’s Sex Got to Do With It: Sexual Ethics and the Meaning of Marriage

Published Date: November 13, 2009 | Topics: Philosophy, Religion


Today’s dominant views on sex and relationships often create a disconnect between sex and marriage. George contends that such views misrepresent the nature of sex and marriage by presupposing an implausible “dualistic” conception of the human person, and by treating each as a purely instrumental good. George reasons that marriage is instead an intrinsic good, and that the marital act (sexual intercourse) is a two-in-one-flesh communion of persons, which is only made possibly by the biological, emotional, and spiritual complemenarity shared between man and woman.

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The Case for Courageous Truth-Seeking

Published Date: April 20, 2022 | Media Type: Podcast | Topics: Civil Rights and Liberties, Politics and Current Affairs

In this episode of Heterodox Out Loud, we explore the flawed human tendency to reject and censor opposing arguments — especially when they contradict values and beliefs that are held with conviction. Our guest on the show, Robert George, the sixth McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence and Director of the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions […]

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The Role of Tradition in Education | Dr. Robert P. George – YouTube

Published Date: May 5, 2020 | Source: Scala Foundation | Media Type: Video | Topics: Philosophy, Politics and Current Affairs
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