Not “Not ‘Better Never to Have Been’”: A Reply to Christine Overall

Philosophia 47 (2):353-367 (2019)

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David Benatar
University of Cape Town
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In her Why Have Children?, Christine Overall takes issue with my anti-natalist arguments that it is better never to come into existence. She provides three criticisms of my arguments and then, in a fourth criticism, suggests that my conclusions are bad for women. I respond to her criticisms, arguing that they fail.
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