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A Problem in Modern Ethics by Symonds

A PROBLEM IN MODERN ETHICS

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_No._

A

PROBLEM IN MODERN ETHICS

BEING

_AN INQUIRY INTO THE PHENOMENON OF SEXUAL INVERSION_

ADDRESSED ESPECIALLY TO MEDICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS AND JURISTS

BY

JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS

LONDON

1896

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

CHAPTER PAGE

LIST OF BOOKS CONSULTED vii

INTRODUCTION 1

I. CHRISTIAN OPINION FROM THE AGE OF JUSTINIAN 5

II. VULGAR ERRORS 9

III. LITERATURE: PORNOGRAPHIC AND DESCRIPTIVE: Carlier, _Les deux Prostitutions_ 16

IV. LITERATURE: MEDICO-FORENSIC: _Tardieu_ 21

V. LITERATURE: MEDICO-PSYCHOLOGICAL: Moreau, Tarnowsky, Krafft-Ebing, Lombroso 29

VI. LITERATURE: HISTORICAL AND ANTHROPOLOGICAL: Meier, "A Problem in Greek Ethics"; Rosenbaum, Bastian, Herbert Spencer, Sir Richard Burton, Mantegazza 75

VII. LITERATURE: POLEMICAL: Karl Heinrich Ulrichs 84

VIII. LITERATURE: IDEALISTIC: Walt Whitman 115

IX. EPILOGUE 126

X. SUGGESTIONS UPON LEGISLATION 131

BOOKS CONSULTED.

GIBBON'S =History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire.= Chapter XLIV.

F. CARLIER. =Les deux Prostitutions.= Paris, Dentu, 1889.

A. TARDIEU. =Attentats aux Moeurs.= Paris, Billiere, 1878.

J. L. CASPER and CARL LIMAN. =Handbuch der Gerichtlichen Medicin.= Berlin, Hirschwald, 1889.

J. L. CASPER. =Klinische Novellen.= Berlin, Hirschwald, 1863.

P. MORRAU. =Des Aberrations du Sens Genetique.= Paris, Asselin et Houzeau, 1887.

B. TARNOWSKY. =Die krankhaften Erscheinungen des Geschlechtssinnes.= Berlin, Hirschwald, 1886.


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