Public Affairs Quarterly 15 (2):111--132 (2001)

Stephen Kershnar
Fredonia State University
Nonforcible adult-child sex is thought to be morally wrong in part because it is nonconsensual. In this paper, I argue against this notion. In particular, I reject accounts of the moral wrongfulness of adult-child sex that rest on the absence of consent, concerns about adult exploitation of children, and the existence of a morally primitive duty against such sex.
Keywords Adult Child Sex  Pedophilia  Consent  Harm  Children  Statutory Rape  Parental Rights  Exploitation
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