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When is birth unfair to the child?
|Title||When is birth unfair to the child?|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1994|
|Authors||Steinbock, Bonnie, and McClamrock Ron|
|Journal||Hastings Center Report|
|Type of Article||Article|
|Keywords||Moral , PARENTING|
Discusses the issue of whether it is unfair to children to bring them into the world who will have serious disabilities. Consideration of `wrongful life'; Use of Feinberg's theory of harm as the basis for a wrongful life claim; The argument that a child was wronged by being born; Feinberg's suggestions of `minimal conditions' for wellbeing; Prenatal harms; Obligations of potential parents; Other issues.
Steinbock, Bonnie McClamrock, Ron; Source Info: Nov/Dec94, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p15; Subject Term: PARENTING; Subject Term: MORAL & ethical aspects; Number of Pages: 7p; Document Type: Article; Full Text Word Count: 6960