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The Resource 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

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Toward a Small Family Ethic : How Overpopulation and Climate Change Are Affecting the Morality of Procreation
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Toward a Small Family Ethic
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How Overpopulation and Climate Change Are Affecting the Morality of Procreation
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SpringerBriefs in Public Health Ethics
Toward a Small Family Ethic : How Overpopulation and Climate Change Are Affecting the Morality of Procreation
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Toward a Small Family Ethic : How Overpopulation and Climate Change Are Affecting the Morality of Procreation
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Dedication -- Preface -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Global Population and Public Health -- 1.1 How Many People Can the Earth Sustain? -- 1.2 The Multiplier Effect: Food, Water, Energy and Climate -- 1.3 The Role of Population in Mitigating Climate Change -- 1.4 Moral Urgency -- 1.5 Conclusion: The Population Crisis is a Public Health Emergency -- References -- Chapter 2: What Can I Do? Small Effects and the Collective Action Worry -- 2.1 The Scale of the Problem -- 2.2 Lessons from Climate Ethics -- 2.3 The Carbon Legacy of Procreation -- 2.4 Absolute and Relative Significance -- 2.5 Non-Consequentialist Intuitions About Significance -- 2.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Individual Obligation -- 3.1 Duty Not to Contribute to Harms -- 3.2 Duties of Justice -- 3.3 Obligations to Our Possible Children -- 3.4 What Might Our Obligation Be? -- 3.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 4: Challenges to Procreative Obligation -- 4.1 Being Good Can Be Hard -- 4.2 Maintaining Integrity -- 4.3 Procreative Liberty -- 4.4 Rights, What Is Right, and the Right to Do Wrong -- 4.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Toward a Small Family Ethic -- 5.1 (Green) Virtues -- 5.2 Moral Reasons -- 5.3 Meaning and Blame -- 5.4 The Moral Burden to Have Small Families -- 5.5 Conclusion -- References -- Index
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