Inside the Human Sex Circus: Prospects for an Ethology of Human Sexuality

  • Gordon Bermant


The purpose of this paper is to explore briefly the significance of the ethological frame of reference for human sexual behavior. The intent is exploratory and the conclusions are tentative. The method is to expand the frame of reference at certain points in the discussion, in search of a context rich enough to capture difficult intuitions but lean enough to prevent psychological flatulence.


Sexual Behavior Sexual Gratification Ethical Theory Human Sexuality Sexual Script 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gordon Bermant
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  1. 1.The Federal Judicial CenterDolley Madison HouseN.W.USA

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