Childhood bads, parenting goods, and the right to procreate
Harry Brighouse and Adam Swift, together with many other philosophers, think that adults' interests in raising a child can give them a moral right to parent when they will be adequate parents. We consider whether the same interest could give such adults a moral right to procreate, as a means of acquiring a child to raise. We argue that the interest in parenting cannot support a right to procreate, because the features of childhood that make parenting uniquely valuable for adults are bad for...[Show more]
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