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Philosophy And Theology: Duties To Children, Christopher Kaczor Jan 2014

Philosophy And Theology: Duties To Children, Christopher Kaczor

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The article offers the author's insights related to adoption of children and the duties of parents on their children. The author discusses the criticisms of author Mhairi Cowden on philosopher professor Matthew Liao regarding the right of children to be loved which according to Liao, love is necessary to flourish children in terms of emotional, physical, and social well-being.


Philosophy And Theology: Contemporary Discussions Of Parenthood, Christopher Kaczor Jul 2012

Philosophy And Theology: Contemporary Discussions Of Parenthood, Christopher Kaczor

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The article offers the author's insights on parenthood, which is the topic of interest of philosophers and theologians. The author says that the fundamental and primary obligation of parents to care for their children grounds the prerogatives, which parents have over their children. He mentions the argument between Bernard Prusak and S. Matthew Liao about the article "The Right of Children to Be Loved," in which Prusak objects the idea of the child's right to be loved.