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Scholars Lecture about the Social Costs of Pornography

Last Updated: March 21, 2014

The Witherspoon Institute has recently released the PDF paper drafts from their Social Costs of Pornography consultation at Princeton University, from December 11-13, 2008.

“Pornography: Settling the Question in Principle” by Hadley Arkes (political scientist, professor at Amherst College, and author of Natural Rights and the Right to Choose)

“The Abuse of Sex” by Roger Scruton (Research Professor at the Institute for the Psychological Sciences and Visiting Professor at Princeton University)

“From Pornography to Porno to Porn: How Porn Became the Norm” by Pamela Paul (journalist and author of Pornified)

“Acquiring Pornographic Tastes: What Neuroplasticity Teaches Us About Sexual Attraction and Love” by Norman Doidge, MD (author of The Brain That Changes Itself; researcher at Columbia University Center for Psychoanalytic Training, University of Toronto’s Department of Psychiatry)

“The Impact of Pornography on Women: Social Science Findings and Clinical Observations” by Jill C. Manning, Ph.D., LMFT (licensed marriage and family therapist and author of What’s the Big Deal about Pornography?: A Guide for the Internet Generation)

“Pornography’s Effects on Interpersonal Relationships” by Ana J. Bridges, Ph.D. (faculty at University of Arkansas’ Department of Psychology)

“The Economics of Pornography” by Kirk Doran (Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, Department of Econometrics)

“Moral Principles Governing Legal Regulation of Pornography” by Gerard V. Bradley (Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame)

“Freedom, Virtue, and the Politics of Regulating Pornography” by James R. Stoner, Jr. (Pre-Law Advisor at Louisiana State University’s Department of Political Science)

“Climbing Mount Purgatorio: Reflections from the Seventh Cornice” by Hamza Yusuf (founder and director of the Zaytuna Institute)

  1. @Purifying – I just found a pdf copy online and hyperlinked it. Thanks for letting me know!

  2. Hello Luke,

    This file/link is broken: “The Economics of Pornography” by Kirk Doran (Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, Department of Econometrics)

    Thanks!

    PG

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