Download e-book for iPad: After Marriage: Rethinking Marital Relationships by Elizabeth Brake

By Elizabeth Brake

ISBN-10: 0190205075

ISBN-13: 9780190205072

ISBN-10: 0190205083

ISBN-13: 9780190205089

This choice of essays via liberal and feminist philosophers addresses the query of no matter if marriage reform should cease with same-sex marriage. a few philosophers have lately argued that marriage is intolerant and may be abolished or substantially reformed to incorporate teams and non-romantic friendships. In reaction, Simon could argues that marriage legislation will be justified with out an intolerant entice a great dating sort, and Ralph Wedgwood argues that the liberal values which justify same-sex marriage don't justify additional extension. different authors argue for brand spanking new criminal varieties for intimate relationships. Marriage abolitionist Clare Chambers argues that piecemeal directives instead of dating contracts may still exchange marriage, and Samantha Brennan and invoice Cameron argue for keeping apart marriage and parenting, with parenting instead of marriage turning into, legally and socially, the root of the kinfolk. Elizabeth Brake argues for a non-hierarchical friendship version for marriage. Peter de Marneffe argues that polygamy will be decriminalized, yet that the liberal nation needn't realize it, whereas Laurie Shrage argues that polygamy might be legally established to guard privateness and equality. Dan Nolan argues for transitority marriage as a felony alternative, whereas Anca Gheaus argues that marital commitments are frustrating tools for securing the great of romantic and sexual love. Taken jointly, those essays problem modern understandings of marriage and the state's function in it.

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