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Permissible progeny? : the morality of procreation and parenting

Author: Sarah Hannan
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume contributes to the growing literature on the morality of procreation and parenting. About half of the chapters take up questions about the morality of bringing children into existence. The other half of the volume considers moral and political questions about adoption and parenting. This collection builds on existing literature by advancing novel perspectives on existing debates. It also raises new  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Hannan
ISBN: 9780199378111 0199378118 9780199378128 0199378126
OCLC Number: 905517895
Description: xii, 267 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : On the morality of procreation and parenting / Sarah Hannan --
The misanthropic argument for anti-natalism / David Benatar --
Procreative ethics and the problem of evil / Jason Marsh --
Could there ever be a duty to have children? / Anca Gheaus --
Procreation or appropriation? / Corey MacIver --
Creation theory : do genetic ties matter? / Elizabeth Brake --
Do motives matter? : on the political relevance of procreative reasons / Steven Lecce and Erik Magnusson --
We can make rational decisions to have a child : on the grounds for rejecting L.A. Paul's arguments / Meena Krishnamurthy --
Can a right to reproduce justify the status quo on parental licensing? / Andrew Botterell and Carolyn McLeod --
Privileging adoption over sexual reproduction? : a state-centered perspective / Jurgen De Wispelaere and Daniel Weinstock --
Parental competency and the right to parent / Colin Macleod --
How much do we owe to children? / Matthew Clayton.
Responsibility: edited by Sarah Hannan, Samantha Brennan and Richard Vernon.

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This volume contributes to the growing literature on the morality of procreation and parenting. While building on existing literature by advancing new arguments and novel perspectives on existing  Read more...
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Permissible Progeny? teaches quite nicely ... college-age students may be precisely the audience you'd want for this book. * Jamie L. Nelson, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews Online * Recommended. * Read more...

 
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