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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Overall, Christine, 1949-
Why have children?
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2012
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9780262301299 0262301296 1283448920 9781283448925|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiii, 253 pages) : illustrations.|
Reproductive freedom, autonomy and reproductive rights --
When prospective parents disagree --
Deontological reasons for having children --
Consequentialist reasons for having children --
Not a "better never to have been" --
An obligation not to procreate? --
Illness, impairment, and the procreation decision --
Overpopulation and extinction --
Procreation, values, and identity.
|Series Title:||Basic bioethics.|
Cogently argued and exhaustively researched, Overall's newest will be of particular interest to thoughtful adults engaged in this debate, as well as students and professionals in philosophy and