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 selection of essays via liberal and feminist philosophers addresses the query of even if marriage reform should cease with same-sex marriage. a few philosophers have lately argued that marriage is intolerant and will be abolished or considerably reformed to incorporate teams and non-romantic friendships. In reaction, Simon could argues that marriage legislations may be justified with no an intolerant entice an incredible courting style, 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 types for intimate relationships. Marriage abolitionist Clare Chambers argues that piecemeal directives instead of courting contracts may still substitute marriage, and Samantha Brennan and invoice Cameron argue for isolating marriage and parenting, with parenting instead of marriage turning into, legally and socially, the root of the relations. Elizabeth Brake argues for a non-hierarchical friendship version for marriage. Peter de Marneffe argues that polygamy might be decriminalized, yet that the liberal nation don't need to realize it, whereas Laurie Shrage argues that polygamy may be legally based to guard privateness and equality. Dan Nolan argues for transitority marriage as a criminal alternative, whereas Anca Gheaus argues that marital commitments are difficult 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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