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The philosophical parent : asking the hard questions about having and raising children


Children Come from UsWhat's so special about having kids?CHILD OF MINEWHAT ABOUT ADOPTION?CHILDREN ARE NOT LIKE TEETHMY MOTHER, MYSELFFACTS AND NORMSLife Is GoodAre babies lucky to be born or just the opposite?THE UNCONCEIVEDFUTURE CHILDRENWORLD IMPROVEMENTJOYS AND SORROWSWHY IT’S GOODQuantity ControlMust we care about population statistics?PRO-NATALISMSURVIVAL RIGHTSTHE ADOPTION OPTIONMORE OR LESSPERMITS AND INCENTIVESSOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYQuality ControlShould we mess with nature?PROTECTING, SELECTING, MODIFYINGDRAWING THE LINEMOLDING VS. BEHOLDINGBETTER BABY, INC.WHEN TO OPTIMIZETHE ACCIDENTAL OPTIMIZERIn the BeginningWhat's going on in there?WAS LARRY ONCE AN EMBRYO?VERY EARLY, VERY LATEOLSON VS. BAKERTHE VERY BEGINNINGA Child Is BornIs labor pain simply awful?WHAT IS IT LIKE?THE GOOD BIRTHOTHER VALUESBIRTH STORY (ABRIDGED)KAYAKS AND BOATSWhose Child Is This?Why do biological parents have prerogatives?LIKE A SELFTHE CONTENDERSOWNERSHIPTWO MORE VIEWSNobody’s ChildDoes biology really matter?INTERNATIONAL ADOPTIONBETTER OFF ELSEWHERECHILD-CENTRISMRHETORIC AND REALITYTIES WITHOUT STIGMAParenthood’s AimWhat's a parent for?ANOTHER SELFTYRANTSSTEWARDSFirst DecisionsTo cut or not to cut?CIRCUMCISION 101THE HEALTH QUESTIONTHE CONFORMITY QUESTIONTHE RELIGION QUESTIONStill Life with ChildWho’s going to care for the baby?THE CALL OF DUTYEARLY DAYSNOT ENOUGHKIDS GROW UPBoys and GirlsIs it okay to prefer a girl or a boy? Should parents reinforce gender?WHY WE WORRYIS SEX REAL?MENTAL SEX DIFFERENCESGENDER AND GENDER IDENTITYWHAT ARE YOU, REALLY ?RAISING BOYS AND GIRLSThe One and the ManyWhen must I contribute to group efforts?THE TALENT SHOWTHE PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATIONVACCINATIONREFUSERS“WHY ME?” REFUSERSFREE RIDERS?WHO SHOULD BE EXEMPT?Lies, Lies, LiesShould we ever lie to our children ... or for them?ENTERTAINING LIESPROTECTIVE LIESTALKING ABOUT DEATHEXPEDIENT LIESLYING FOR CHILDRENCHILDREN’S LIESPassing on ReligionShould we raise children in our own image?BEYOND STEWARDSHIPWHAT’S THE PROBLEM?TEACHING RELIGIONTHE DEVOUTNORMALIZING RELIGIOUS EDUCATIONLetting GoWhat should we do for our grown children?THE OBSESSIONOVERIDENTIFYINGORPHANINGSEPARATIONGoing HomeWhat should our grown children do for us?FILIAL PIETYNO DEBT TO PARENTSOUR PARENTS, OUR SELVESParenthood and MeaningDoes parenthood make us better off?THE HAPPINESS PARADOXMEANINGBEING SURETHE ULTIMATEACKNOWLEDGMENTSANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY
 
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