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Allhoff, Fritz

Motherhood - Philosophy for Everyone: The Birth of Wisdom

Allhoff, Fritz - Motherhood - Philosophy for Everyone: The Birth of Wisdom, ebook

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The complex world of motherhood is here unveiled. Covering issues ranging from whether we should occasionally lie to our children, to the unexpected challenges and complications of being a mother, Motherhood - Philosophy for Everyone offers insightful, serious but often humorous essays that can be enjoyed by everyone - including husbands and fathers.
  • 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

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Philosophy for Everyone
Page amount
248 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781444341430
Printed ISBN
9781444330281

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