This volume also considers critiques of the family by Plato, Mo Tzu, Marx and Engels, and feminists. Also discussed are changes in divorce law, along with the social, personal, and moral issues related to broken families. Three models of parenting are discussed, describing parents as either child producers, guardians, or providers of life prospects. Also discussed are issues related to childbirth and care for the elderly.
What listeners say about The Family
Poses more questions...
than it answers. And a lot of the statements it makes about family and culture are pretty obvious. Some highlights, but no philosophical fireworks here. It was ok at best.