Robert Michels | Criticism

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SOURCE: A review of Sexual Ethics, by Robert Michels, in The International Journal of Ethics, Vol. XXV, No. 3, April, 1915, pp. 417-9.

In the following review of Michels's Sexual Ethics, Haynes finds Michels's theory of human sexuality in general, and chastity in particular, inconclusive.

[Sexual Ethics] contains much that is interesting about sex but very little in regard to ethics. The ethical formula of sex relationships is that they are legitimate except where they result from force or fraud or in the loss of health or in the neglect of any children concerned. The author sometimes gets near this as on p. 36 or again in his very useful remarks about rape or the ideal of male continence or the absurd customs of respectable betrothal, but he is invariably timid in arriving at any positive conclusion, which is not what might be expected of a continental writer producing a book...

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