Conceptions of Parenthood: Ethics and the Family
What is it that makes someone a parent? In this book, the author explores several different conceptions of parenthood and the implications of these conceptions for the ethics of the family. He argues that the proper way to think about being a parent is to conceive of parents as stewards of their children.
Other editions - View all
abuse adults Archard Archie argues argument autonomy become belief beneﬁt biological parents causal causal conception causal role child’s Christina Hoff Sommers conception of parenthood conﬂict consent consequentialist consider custodial relationship decisions Defense of Abortion difﬁcult Edgar Page existence fails father Feldman fetus ﬁnd ﬁrst ﬁt fulﬁll fulﬁll their obligations fundamental interests gamete donors genetic gestational mother given Gloria harm human impact important infants inﬂuence insofar intimacy Jaycee justiﬁed LaFollette moral agents moral rights moral status morally responsible negative rights obligations of parents offspring one’s child Pamela Snell parent-child relationship parental licensing parental obligations parental rights parents and children parity principle particular person Philosophy pregnancy primafacie problem procreation proprietarian raise reason reﬂection relevant religion religious respect responsible Richard Farson rights and obligations rights of parents sacriﬁce satisﬁed signiﬁcant social society someone special moral obligations steward stewardship view sufﬁcient Surrogacy University Press view of parental