Ethics, Sexual Orientation, and Choices about Children

Ethics, Sexual Orientation, and Choices about Children Timothy F. Murphy
  • Title: Ethics, Sexual Orientation, and Choices about Children
  • Author: Timothy F. Murphy
  • ISBN: 9780262018050
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Ethics, Sexual Orientation, and Choices about Children Timothy F. Murphy Ethics Sexual Orientation and Choices about Children A critical review of the debate over the still hypothetical possibility of prenatal intervention by parents to select the sexual orientation of their children Parents routinely turn to prenatal testin
    A critical review of the debate over the still hypothetical possibility of prenatal intervention by parents to select the sexual orientation of their children.Parents routinely turn to prenatal testing to screen for genetic or chromosomal disorders or to learn their child s sex What if they could use similar prenatal interventions to learn or change their child s sexualA critical review of the debate over the still hypothetical possibility of prenatal intervention by parents to select the sexual orientation of their children.Parents routinely turn to prenatal testing to screen for genetic or chromosomal disorders or to learn their child s sex What if they could use similar prenatal interventions to learn or change their child s sexual orientation Bioethicists have debated the moral implications of this still hypothetical possibility for several decades Some commentators fear that any scientific efforts to understand the origins of homosexuality could mean the end of gay and lesbian people, if parents shy away from having homosexual children Others defend parents rights to choose the traits of their children in general and see no reason to treat sexual orientation differently In this book, Timothy Murphy traces the controversy over prenatal selection of sexual orientation, offering a critical review of the literature and presenting his own argument in favor of parents reproductive liberty.Arguing against commentators who want to restrict the scientific study of sexual orientation or technologies that emerge from that study, Murphy proposes a defense of parents right to choose This, he argues, is the only view that helps protect children from hurtful family environments, that is consistent with the increasing powers of prenatal interventions, and that respects human futures as something other than accidents of the genetic lottery.
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    1. Timothy Murphy explores the outer limits of choices about homosexual children especially the real possibility of genetic testing and abortion While I appreciate the logic and rigor of his analysis, I do not agree with his conclusions But then again, I am probably pro life than Murphy.He points out many reasons why it is unlikely that selecting against homosexuality will become common practice the lack of state interest, lack of insurance coverage, and the normalcy of homosexuality He also argue [...]

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