Motherhood - Philosophy for Everyone: The Birth of Wisdom
Considers salient philosophical issues relating to pregnancy, birth, babycare, and raising a child
Chapters include "The Days and Nights of a New Mother: Existentialism in the Nursery", "The Media Proudly Presents: Lessons' from Celebrity Moms", and "The Off Button: Thought Experiments and Child Control"
Contains work from diverse academic perspectives, including economics, psychology, education, English, sociology, women's studies, and theological studies, as well as from nurses and stay-at-home mothers
Includes a foreword by Judith Warner, the New York Times columnist ("Domestic Disturbances") and author of Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety
Keywords: General Philosophy, mother, mothering, parenting, parents, philosophy of motherhood, mom, feminist theory, gender, child
- Allhoff, Fritz
- Lintott, Sheila
- Warner, Judith
- John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
- Publication year
- Philosophy for Everyone
- Page amount
- 248 pages
- eISBN (ePUB)
- Printed ISBN