Article by goldman (page 211) plain sex . Sex is a means to (ethical components of sex): reproduction, get love, gain communication, learn something from somebody (plato) in ancient times men had sex with adolescence to teach them something interpersonal pedagogy . If sex doesn"t include one of these components, it is considered morally suspect! Page 212 i shall criticize the predominant form of analysis which i term means-end analysis . Sexual desire: the desire for contact with a body that results in pleasure. The goal is physical contact, not a separate further end the sex itself is valuable. It can include such things like sports the desire in sports is not contact, it is to win. It can include a baby"s desire to be cuddled the child"s desire is vague (amorphous). His definition isn"t too broad because he can account for any arguments made against it.