Better Not to Have Children

Think, 10(27), 113-121 (27):113-121 (2011)
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Abstract

Most people take it for granted that it's morally permissible to have children. They may raise questions about the number of children it's responsible to have or whether it's permissible to reproduce when there's a strong risk of serious disability. But in general, having children is considered a good thing to do, something that's morally permissible in most cases (perhaps even obligatory).

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Julia Tanner
Durham University
Gerald K. Harrison
Massey University

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