Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone

Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone

Editor(s): Lon S. Nease, Michael W. Austin

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010 11:09AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444330311

Online ISBN: 9781444324464

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324464

Series Editor(s): Fritz Allhoff

About this Book

Fatherhood - Philosophy for Everyone offers fathers wisdom and practical advice drawn from the annals of philosophy. Both thought-provoking and humorous, it provides a valuable starting and ending point for reflecting on this crucial role.

  • Address the roles, experiences, ethics, and challenges of fatherhood from a philosophical perspective
  • Includes essays on Confucius, Socrates, the experience of African fatherhood, and the perspective of two women writers
  • Explores the changing role of fatherhood and investigates what it means to be a father
  • An ideal complement to Motherhood - Philosophy for Everyone (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010)

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Impact of Being a Father

  2. Part II: Ethics and Parenting Styles

  3. Part III: Keeping it Real - Authentic Fatherhood

  4. Part IV: Dilemmas for Dad

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