Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues

2017.06.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jaime Ahlberg and Michael Cholbi (eds.), Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues,
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2017.06.12 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Jaime Ahlberg and Michael Cholbi (eds.), Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues, Routledge, 2017, 277pp., $140.00 (hbk), ISBN 9781138206229. Reviewed by David Archard, Queen's University Belfast Do we have rights to create and to rear children? If so, what are their source, nature and scope? In recent years there has been a huge volume of new writing in this area, and the present book contributes a further set of pieces that seek to answer the basic questions stated. The volume considers procreative ethics, what it means to be a parent, and how to balance parental and children's interests in a defensible specification of how children should be brought up and educated. It is a mixed bag with some pieces that argue for distinctive and substantive positions, others that muse on the difficulties in reaching agreement to answers, and others that are on the whole only. . .

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