Toward a Small Family Ethic: How Overpopulation and Climate Change Are Affecting the Morality of Procreation

Toward a Small Family Ethic: How Overpopulation and Climate Change Are Affecting the Morality of Procreation

by Travis N. Rieder

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319338699
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 06/23/2016
Series: SpringerBriefs in Public Health
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 68
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Travis N. Rieder, PhD, is a research scholar at Johns Hopkins' Berman Institute of Bioethics, where he also directs the Master of Bioethics program. Much of Travis's research is in the general area of procreative ethics, particularly concerning the morality of procreating in the era of climate change.

Table of Contents

Global Population Crisis.- The Collective Action Problem.- Duties to Possible Children.- Duty Not to (Contribute to) Harm.- Duties of Justice.- Duties of Rescue.- Demandingness, Integrity and Morality.- Duty and Intimacy.- Conclusion.

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