Psychiatry: A “Value-Free” Science?

  title={Psychiatry: A “Value-Free” Science?},
  author={Cormac Burke},
  journal={The Linacre Quarterly},
  pages={59 - 88}
  • C. Burke
  • Published 1 February 2000
  • Psychology
  • The Linacre Quarterly
2. This case hinges on whether, under c. 1095, 3 , a person with a homosexual tendency can validly consent to marriage. The main jurisprudential principles governing the question are well established and will be briefly recalled. In recent years, however, radical changes have marked many secular appreciations of homosexuality, perhaps especially within the field of psychiatry and psychology; and these changes certainly merit consideration, also so as to weigh their possible effect on canonical…