Procreation and Parenthood: The Ethics of Bearing and Rearing Children

Oxford University Press (2010)

David Archard
Lancaster University
David Benatar
University of Cape Town
Procreation and Parenthood offers new and original essays by leading philosophers on some of the main ethical issues raised by these activities.
Keywords Life  Parenting Moral and ethical aspects
Categories (categorize this paper)
Reprint years 2015
Buy the book $13.38 new (82% off)   $41.60 used (43% off)   $72.00 direct from Amazon    Amazon page
Call number BD435.P763 2010
ISBN(s) 9780199590704   0199590702   9780198748151
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

Our Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 40,183
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
Chapters BETA

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

Licensing Parents to Protect Our Children?Jurgen De Wispelaere & Daniel Weinstock - 2012 - Ethics and Social Welfare 6 (2):195-205.
Why and How to Prefer a Causal Account of Parenthood.Lindsey Porter - 2014 - Journal of Social Philosophy 45 (2):182-202.
The Immorality of Having Children.Stuart Rachels - 2014 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 17 (3):567-582.

View all 6 citations / Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Better Not to Have Children.Gerald K. Harrison & Julia Tanner - 2011 - Think, 10(27), 113-121 (27):113-121.
Antinatalism, Asymmetry, and an Ethic of Prima Facie Duties.Gerald K. Harrison - 2012 - South African Journal of Philosophy 31 (1):94-103.
Children as Projects and Persons: A Liberal Antinomy.Robert S. Taylor - 2009 - Social Theory and Practice 35 (4):555-576.
Utilitarianism, Welfare, Children.Anthony Skelton - 2014 - In Alexander Bagattini & Colin Macleod (eds.), The Nature of Children's Well-Being: Theory and Practice. Springer. pp. 85-103.
Parental Attention Deficit Disorder.F. O. X. Dov - 2008 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (3):246-261.
Parental Attention Deficit Disorder.Dov Fox - 2008 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 25 (3):246-261.


Added to PP index

Total views
152 ( #45,581 of 2,237,425 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
12 ( #84,265 of 2,237,425 )

How can I increase my downloads?


My notes

Sign in to use this feature