Why have children? : the ethical debate [E-Book] / Christine Overall.
Overall, Christine
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2012
xiii, 255 pages : illustrations
Basic bioethics
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • 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.