Permissible progeny?: the morality of procreation and parenting.

Permissible progeny?: the morality of procreation and parenting

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  • ISBN 10: 0199378126
  • ISBN 13: 9780199378128


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 Issues Deserving Of Our Attention. 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. Edited By Sarah Hannan, Samantha Brennan, And Richard Vernon. Includes Bibliographical References And Index.

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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press,
  • Language: Eng English
  • Format: print
  • Edition: 1
  • Dimensions: xii, 267 pages ; 24 cm
  • Date Published: 2015
  • Authors: Hannan, Sarah [editor]; Brennan, Samantha [editor]; Vernon, Richard [editor];