The two minds of Roger Scruton


In two recent pieces Roger Scruton recommends that we should instil in children feelings of revulsion towards homosexuality; whereas the corollaries of his earlier book Sexual Desire contradict this. These inconsistencies are exposed and discussed and the preferability of his earlier stance defended.

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Stafford, J.M. The two minds of Roger Scruton. Stud Philos Educ 11, 187–193 (1991).

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  • homosexuality
  • moral education
  • sex education