Last edited by Daigor
Thursday, November 19, 2020 | History

3 edition of Infanticide and the value of life found in the catalog.

Infanticide and the value of life

  • 59 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Prometheus Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Infanticide -- Religious aspects.,
  • Euthanasia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Marvin Kohl.
    ContributionsKohl, Marvin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6537 .I53
    The Physical Object
    Pagination252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4556349M
    ISBN 100879751002
    LC Control Number77026376


Share this book
You might also like
Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Mesolithic and pre-mesolithic industries from the excavations at Sangankallu, Bellary 1965.

Mesolithic and pre-mesolithic industries from the excavations at Sangankallu, Bellary 1965.

Minitab computer supplement to accompany James T. McClave and P. George Bensons Statistics for business and economics

Minitab computer supplement to accompany James T. McClave and P. George Bensons Statistics for business and economics

Whither America?

Whither America?

Introduction to Phenomenology

Introduction to Phenomenology

Concern and competence in Canadian education

Concern and competence in Canadian education

Learning from incidents involving E/E/PE systems.

Learning from incidents involving E/E/PE systems.

Latin America

Latin America

Distribution of languages in India in states and union territories, inclusive of mother-tongues

Distribution of languages in India in states and union territories, inclusive of mother-tongues

Leeds Emmanuel Parish

Leeds Emmanuel Parish

Travel career development.

Travel career development.

Mr. Prime Minister, 1867-1964

Mr. Prime Minister, 1867-1964

Old Farmers Almanac 2003 40c Floor

Old Farmers Almanac 2003 40c Floor

Legends of Connaught

Legends of Connaught

Infanticide and the value of life Download PDF EPUB FB2

Infanticide and the Value of Life Hardcover – January 1, by Marvin Kohl (Editor) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Hardcover. Infanticide and the Value of Life.

Infanticide and the Value of Life. Synopsis. Examines the ethics of putting to death those infants who are born with such severe illness or physical debilitation as to be in consequence of incognition, extreme pain, meaningless existence, or little expectancy for life.

pages ; 24 cm This book, in the main, is devoted to the question of benevolent infanticide. Its primary purpose is to understand what conditions, if any, warrant allowing or inducing the death of a seriously defective infant.

More generally, the debate is concerned with two questions: what are the limits of the value of life?Pages: Infanticide and the value of life. This book, in the main, is devoted to the question of benevolent infanticide.

Its primary purpose is to understand what conditions, if any, warrant allowing or inducing the death of a seriously defective infant. More generally, the debate is concerned with two questions: what are the limits of the value of life. By Richard Sherlock, Published on 08/01/81Cited by: 1.

The heart of the book, an exploration of psychiatric aspects of infanticide, emphasizes postpartum depression and psychosis, neurohormonal mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment. An entire chapter is devoted to the denial of pregnancy and its relation to infanticide, with evocative case material used /5(2).

American Psychiatric Pub, - Medical - pages 0 Reviews Maternal infanticide, or the murder of a child in its first year of life by its mother, elicits sorrow, anger, horror, and. The Death Of Babies Sanctity Of Life It was he who took shrewd advantage of our race and mistreated our fathers so that they would expose their infants and they would not survive.

2 Kings Pro-life Pamphlet “The Crime of Being Alive: Abortion, Euthanasia, & Infanticide” was influenced by Koop and Schaeffer Francis Schaeffer “BASIS FOR HUMAN DIGNITY” Whatever HTTHR I read lots of Francis Schaeffer and Dr. Everett Koop’s books and watched their films in the late ’s and early ’s as did Keith and Melody Green.

Most hard cover books published since the early 20th century were sold with a dust jacket. The dust jacket is both the most decorative part of a book, and the most delicate.

A missing dust jacket, or a dust jacket that is in poor condition, can cut a collectible book's value more. Infanticide and the value of life by Marvin Kohl Published in Buffalo, : Books shelved as infanticide: Beloved by Toni Morrison, Bones Are Forever by Kathy Reichs, After by Amy Efaw, Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult, and Whatever H.

In Abortion and the Ways We Value Human Life, Jeffrey Reiman argues that an overlooked clue to the solution of the moral problem of abortion lies in the unusual way in which we value the lives of individual human beings-namely, that we value them irreplaceably.

We think it is not only wrong to kill an innocent child or adult, but that it would not be made right by replacing the dead one with. 10 Prevention of infanticide: the perspective of infant primates Adrian Treves 11 Infanticide and the evolution of male—female bonds in animals Ryne A.

Palombit 12 The other side Infanticide and the value of life book the coin: infanticide and the evolution of afÞliative male—infant interactions in Old World primates Andreas Paul, Signe Preuschoft, and Carel P.

An excellent browsing book for your very young child. I Am a Bunny, by Ole Risom. Illus. by Richard Scarry. [] The Rooster Struts, by Richard Scarry.

[] Richard Scarry’s vivid illustrations come to life in these tall, slender, reissued board books. Scarry’s art. Books are powerful tools that can help children make sense of difficult feelings.

Explore this reading list for infants and toddlers to help them navigate complex feelings and experiences, including anger, fear, grief and loss, and divorce. Although early childhood is an incredibly joyful time, it is also very common for, babies and toddlers to.

Infanticide, Abortion, and Jesus Infanticide has long been tightly wound with the Biblical storyline. This connection between different events in the story line of the Bible and infanticide is so strong that it has been posited that the societal killing of babies could be of eschatological significant, preempting changes in the history of.

Infanticide (or infant homicide) is the intentional killing of infants. Parental infanticide researchers have found that mothers are far more likely than fathers to be the perpetrators of neonaticide and slightly more likely to commit infanticide in general.

Anthropologist Laila Williamson notes that "Infanticide has been practiced on every continent and by people on every level of cultural. Female infanticide is the most common form of infanticide, both nowadays and in the past.

This practice is mainly due to the fact that, in some cultures, males are considered to be socially more valuable than women.

Moreover, female infanticide is sometimes related to the control of the population. Infanticide and the value of life, Marvin Kohl, ed., Prometheus Books, Buffalo, N.Y.,pp. $ By Virginia S. Nelson No static citation data No static citation data CiteAuthor: Virginia S.

Nelson. A Professor Who Argues for Infanticide. By Nat Hentoff and therefore, "the life of a newborn is of less value than the life of a pig, a dog, or a chimpanzee." Also in that book, Singer and.

In examining the numerous causes for infanticide, the physician and researcher Larry Milner contends that "infanticide arises from hardness of life rather than hardness of heart" (, p. 10). Perhaps the mother with the hardest of hearts was Medea who, according to Greek legend, killed her children as revenge against her unfaithful husband.

In Januarythe Journal of Medical Ethics published online Giubilini and Minerva's paper, ‘After-birth abortion. Why should the baby live?’.1 The Journal publishes articles based on the quality of their argument, their contribution to the existing literature, and relevance to current medicine.

This article met those criteria. It created unprecedented global outrage for a paper Cited by: AN HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF INFANTICIDE IN SOUTH AFRICA Carina van der Westhuizen* ** 1 Introduction Infanticide is the practice of intentionally killing an infant of a given species1 by the parents themselves or with their consent.2 Infanticide used to be practiced for various reasons such as the fact that a baby was born out of wedlock, for.

Human life had intrinsic value by virtue of divine endowment, not merely instrumental value by virtue of social utility, as in classical Greek and Roman society. The first-century Jewish philosopher Philo denounced infanticide and emphasized adults's duties toward children.

His account equated abandonment with infanticide. Infanticide, the killing of the has often been interpreted as a primitive method of birth control and a means of ridding a group of its weak and deformed children; but most societies actively desire children and put them to death (or allow them to die) only under exceptional circumstances.

Among the Eskimo, for example, conditions of life were so severe that it was sometimes the. In Practical Ethics (), Singer explains that the value of a life should be based on traits such as rationality, autonomy and self-consciousness.

"Defective infants lack these characteristics," Author: Katie Booth. Books are great conversation starters that can give you an opportunity to talk to your children about these issues and help them learn and understand your family's values.

Books to Teach Kindness Teaching kindness to children is an important skill to build and reinforce at all ages. In sections 2 and 3 I turn to the most sophisticated defense of infanticide on offer today, that of Peter Singer’s.

Section 2 sums up Singer’s description of the medical practice as already having abandoned the traditional ethic of equal value of all human lives, which motivates ethical revisionism.

However. Alberto Giubilini and Francesco Minerva's recent infanticide proposal is predicated on their personism and actualism. According to these related ideas, human beings achieve their moral status in virtue of the degree to which they are capable of laying value upon their lives or exhibiting certain qualities or being desirable to third-party family by: 4.

Forensic Science International, 53 () 1 Elsevier Scientific Publishers Ireland Ltd. Invited Article INFANTICIDE AND CHILD DESTRUCTION - THE HISTORICAL, LEGAL AND PATHOLOGICAL ASPECTS R.J. KELLETT Neuill Hall Hospital, Agavenny, Gwent, Wales (U.K.) Key words: Infanticide; Child destruction; Separate existence; Flotation test; Coronial jurisdiction Introduction The word `infanticide Cited by: The Pro-Life Argument From Substantial Identity and the Pro-Choice Argument From Asymmetric Value: A Reply to Patrick Lee  Reiman, Jeffrey () Lee claims that foetuses and adult humans are phases of the same identical substance, and thus have the same moral status because: first, foetuses and adults are the same physical organism.

Schuklenk argues that based on a Quality-of-Life Ethic euthanasia of newborns or infanticide is a moral option and in some cases it should be : Alex Schadenberg. the infant’s deformity, a culture’s n eed to alter artificially the gender ratio, or the infant’s threat to the future r eproductive success of the mother.

According to Haufsater in Infanticide. The practice of female infanticide was far from wholly condoned in China. [citation needed] [who?] Buddhists wrote that the killing of young girls would bring bad sely, those who saved a young girl's life either through intervening or through presents of money or food would earn good karma leading to a prosperous life, as well as long life and success for their sons.

Some recent commentators have thought that if updated with the findings of modern embryology Aristotle’s views on abortion would yield a pro-­‐life conclusion. On the basis of a careful reading of the relevant passage from Politics VII, I argue that.

J Soc Philos. Winter;27(3) Abortion, infanticide, and the asymmetric value of human life. Reiman J. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]Cited by: 2. When their book Sex, Evolution, and Behavior was published inMartin Daly and Margo Wilson (pp.

) had already accepted the infanticide by male lions hypothesis for lions as well as langurs, even though of the two authors they cite, Schaller had published before the hypothesis was formulated and provided data that undermined it, and Bertram introduced the hypothesis with some.

put special value on the lives of children, the elderly, and the disad-vantaged. The final principle is a logical deduction from the first three: 4. There is no such thing as a life not worthy of being lived.

The talk about “quality of life” or “wrongful life” is not far from Hitler’s Third Reich. Shall we sterilize all File Size: 44KB.

Summary MIT psychology professor Steven Pinker recently wrote a New York Times Magazine article in which he claimed that legal prohibitions against infanticide were difficult to defend.

He reached his provocative conclusion using the methods and assumptions of a currently stylish academic discipline broadly known as “evolutionary psychology.” A close examination of his argument.

If my life does not have intrinsic value, but only functional value stemming fiom my psychological identity as a person, then human life in itself actually has no more value than animal life, and the only reason to criminalize infanticide is that society gets sentimental about babies.

This handout provides information on how early language and literacy skills unfold for infants and toddlers across the first 3 years of life. Early language and literacy (reading and writing) development begins in the first 3 years of life and is closely linked to a child’s earliest experiences with books and stories.