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The ethics of the family

Author: Stephen Scales; Adam Potthast; Linda Oravecz
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, ©2010.
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Our families are our first and most important ethical training grounds. But what is the family? And what are our ethical commitments to our family members and to the broader moral community?

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Scales; Adam Potthast; Linda Oravecz
ISBN: 9781443820578 1443820571
OCLC Number: 645671366
Description: xvi, 432 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Informalist conceptions of marriage and some of their implications / Steven Weimer, Sangeeta Sangha --
Teaching "against marriage," or, "But, Professor, marriage isn't a contract!" / Kathryn Norlock --
Marriage, parenting, and sexual orientation / Mark Strasser --
A liberal conception of civil marriage / Laura Osinski --
The ethics of polyamorous marriage / Hallie Liberto --
"Hooking up" : moral obligations and the meaning of sex / Stephen Scales --
Making parents : conventions, intentions, and biological connections / Yvette Pearson --
The foundations of licensing parents / Michael McFall --
Intergenerational justice and care in parenting / Stephen Scales --
Ho, ho, hoax : Santa Claus and parental deception / Ernani Magalhaes --
Moral children / Wade Robison --
Filial responsibility for aging parents / Charles Zola --
A reflection on Confucian ethics of the family? / Suk Choi --
From "Supernanny" to "The baby borrowers" : reality television as family teacher / Kristie Bunton --
Virtue ethics as the basis for family interaction / James J. Ponzetti Jr. --
An examination of one strategy for reconciling familial love and impartial morality / Eric Silverman --
Emotional intelligence and familial relationships / Diane Williamson --
A value of family : the moral significance of involuntary affiliations / Michael Taber --
Are there forms of rationality unique to a family that can justify the concept of "family values"? / Jeff Buechner --
Choice's challenge : feminist ethics and reproductive autonomy / Elizabeth Meade --
Superkid or Frankenchild : ethical issues in chemically enhancing the next generation / Steven Weiss --
Organ donation impasse and family rights / Robert Muhlnickel --
Conflicting ethical duties? : the dilemma of the best interests attorney / Paul Newhouse --
Ethical dilemmas and a decision-making process for child welfare practice / Karen Rice.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Scales, Adam Potthast and Linda Oravecz.

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"The Ethics of the Family is not just about ethics. And it is not just about family. It presents a cross-disciplinary and up-to-date scholarly approach to numerous social and philosophical Read more...

 
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