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1st Edition

Sin and Sex

ISBN 9780367139667
Published March 20, 2019 by Routledge
220 Pages

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Book Description

Originally published in 1931, Sin and Sex, including an introduction from Bertrand Russell, constitutes an able and vigorous attempt on the part of Robert Briffault to induce his readers to base their ethical opinions upon something other than the prejudices of the average members of the last generation.


Table of Contents

1. Moral Tradition and Reason.  2. Morals and Tabus.  3. Puritanism.  4. Asceticism.  5. Christian Sexophobia.  6. Some Objections to the Suppression of Sex.  7. The Safeguarding of Morality.  8. Sexual Values.  9. The Emancipation of Women.  10. Marriage and Biology.  11. Love.  12. Marriage-Law Atrocities.  13. Sex Justice.  14. Emancipated Woman and Coercive Morality.  15. Emancipated Man and Patriarchal Marriage.  16. The Future of Coercive Morality.

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