Twelve reasons why rape is not sexually motivated: But more interestingly, she also engages in an analysis of why the byproduct account is viewed as discredited and why an adaptionist account built on shoddy evidence is the dominant view. Great caution must be taken in reading too much into such a limited sample. Harvard University Press, Content uploaded by David A Puts. Share your thoughts with other customers. The logic is sound, sexual satisify each other and there is no reason to stray outside the relationship for sexual gratification.
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The Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in the Science of Evolution
Here Lloyd's critique comes alive, demonstrating how most of the evolutionary accounts either are in conflict with, or lack, certain types of evidence necessary to make their cases--how they simply assume that female orgasm must exist because it helped females in the past reproduce. Evolutionary Biology in Philosophy of Biology. These contents include sperm and seminal fluid if present; acidic vaginal fluids if not. And she extends the charge of bias, charging that too many scientists take the male-centered view that the female orgasm is closely linked to heterosexual intercourse and reproduction. Wolf buys the idea of the orgasm having evolved to promote reproductive success, but she also presents her own theory that the female orgasm is about female empowerment, creativity, and spirituality. The author performed an indepth review of the available research on this topic finding 3 studies that attempted to answer this question.