A liberal sexual ethics for adolescence? Jan Steutel's view as a starting point

Journal of Moral Education 38 (2):199-211 (2009)
Abstract
In this article Jan Steutel's paper 'Towards a sexual ethics for adolescence' is discussed. It is argued that his dichotomous conception of 'child' versus 'adult' unnecessarily limits his conception of 'adolescence', with unfortunate consequences for the answers to his research questions. Steutel's treatment of 'competences' is discussed, in particular the competences of adolescents, and it is argued that in this respect also Steutel is hindered by his conception of 'adolescence'. His conclusion that a liberal ethics is bound to declare all sexual acts of adolescents morally impermissible goes too far. Some practical-pedagogical, ethical and philosophical issues concerning Steutel's alternative sexual ethics for adolescence are discussed. The article concludes with a modest attempt to supplement a liberal sexual ethics for adolescents
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1080/03057240902792710
Options
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
Edit this record
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Mark as duplicate
Request removal from index
Revision history
Download options
Our Archive


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 32,607
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Towards a Sexual Ethics for Adolescence.Jan Steutel - 2009 - Journal of Moral Education 38 (2):185-198.
Education, Motives and Virtues1.Jan W. Steutel - 1986 - Journal of Moral Education 15 (3):179-188.
Paedophilia, Sexual Desire and Perversity.Ben Spiecker & Jan Steutel - 1997 - Journal of Moral Education 26 (3):331-342.
An Ethics of Sexual Difference.Luce Irigaray - 1993 - Cornell University Press.
Forms of Reflection on Central Educational Concepts.Jan W. Steutel - 1988 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 22 (2):163–171.
Is a Traumatic Childhood Just Another Abuse Excuse?Ben Spiecker & Jan Steutel - 2003 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 35 (4):441–450.
A Moral-Philosophical Perspective on Paedophilia and Incest.Ben Spiecker & Jan Steutel - 2000 - Educational Philosophy and Theory 32 (3):283–291.
Cultivating Sentimental Dispositions Through Aristotelian Habituation.Jan Steutel & Ben Spiecker - 2004 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 38 (4):531-549.
Human Love: Its Meaning and Scope.Alfonso López Quintás - 1998 - Council for Research in Values and Philosophy.
Added to PP index
2010-09-02

Total downloads
9 ( #524,466 of 2,235,779 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
2 ( #268,116 of 2,235,779 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads
My notes
Sign in to use this feature