ENDING AMERICAN MORALISM: A NON-MORALISTIC APPROACH TO DEVIANCY

                                     

 

Patrick Louis Cooney, Ph. D.

 

 

                                                 email: plc47@optonline.net

 

American society is too puritanical and this is reflected in the moralistic approach that still pervades the social sciences. This website uses the insights from biology and sociobiology to overthrow the assumptions American  moralism in the traditional area of social problems.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN MORALISM

PART I. ANTI-DARWINIAN THOUGHT IN AMERICAN LIBERALISM

CHAPTER 1.  PURITANISM TO CHEMICAL IMBALANCE THEORY

CHAPTER 2.  THE EMERGENCE OF EVOLUTIONARY THOUGHT

CHAPTER 3.  LAMARCKIANISM IN AMERICAN THOUGHT

CHAPTER 4.  REFORM ANTI-LAMARCKIANISM IN AMERICAN SOCIAL THOUGHT

CHAPTER 5.  THE SECOND GENESIS

PART II. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HUMAN NERVOUS SYSTEM FOR SOCIAL SCIENTISTS

CHAPTER 6.  THE HUMAN NERVOUS SYSTEM

CHAPTER 7.  NEUROTRANSMITTERS

CHAPTER 8.  ISSUES IN BRAIN RESEARCH

PART III. THE RENEWED INTEREST IN BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY

CHAPTER 9.  EVOLUTION OF THE HUMAN BRAIN

CHAPTER 10.  SOCIAL EVOLUTION: SURVIVAL OF THE KINDEST

CHAPTER 11.  THE ROLE OF NEUROTRANSMITTERS IN MENTAL ILLNESS

PART IV. THE NEED FOR A NON-MORALIST APPROACH TO DEVIANCY

SECTION I. SEXUAL ORIENTATIONS AND DISTURBANCES

CHAPTER 12.  HOMOSEXUALITY

CHAPTER 13.  THE PARAPHILIAS

SECTION II. AGGRESSION

CHAPTER 14.  PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

CHAPTER 15.  RAPE

SECTION III. ADDICTIONS

CHAPTER 16.  ALCOHOLISM

CHAPTER 17.  DRUGS

CHAPTER 18.  PORNOGRAPHY AND SEX ADDICTIONS

SECTION IV. OTHER DISORDERS

CHAPTER 19. OBESITY

CHAPTER 20.  ANOREXIA

CHAPTER 21.  SUICIDE

BIBLIOGRAPHY

OTHER VERNON JOHNS SOCIETY WEBSITES:

The Vernon Johns Society

The Only Non-racist History of the United States: Seeing the United States as the South

Relations: The Failure of Sociology

Return of the Renaissance Person: Unity of the Liberal Arts

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