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    The Fragmenting Family.Brenda Almond - 2008 - Oxford University Press.
    Brenda Almond throws down a timely challenge to liberal consensus about personal relationships. She maintains that the traditional family is fragmenting in Western societies, causing serious social problems. She urges that we reconsider our attitudes to sex and reproduction in order to strengthen our most important social institution, the family.
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    Reasonable Partiality in Professional Relationships.Brenda Almond - 2005 - Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 8 (1-2):155-168.
    First, two aspects of the partiality issue are identified: (1) Is it right/reasonable for professionals to favour their clients interests over either those of other individuals or those of society in general? (2) Are special non-universalisable obligations attached to certain professional roles?Second, some comments are made on the notions of partiality and reasonableness. On partiality, the assumption that only two positions are possible – a detached universalism or a partialist egoism – is challenged and it is suggested that partiality, e.g. (...)
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  3. Introducing Applied Ethics.Brenda Almond (ed.) - 1995 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This timely collection of introductory essays provides a comprehensive and up-to-date guide to, and survey of, the major moral debates of today. Wide coverage and introduction to the main issues and arguments of applied ethics Each chapter specially commissioned to introduce newcomers Comprehensive notes and reading guides.
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    Alasdair MacIntyre: the virtue of tradition.Brenda Almond - 1990 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 7 (1):99-104.
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    Reviews - The Family: a liberal defence. By David Archard. Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, pp. xxi + 131pages. ISBN- 13:978-0-230-58059-6 hb. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 2011 - Philosophy 86 (3):464-467.
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    Education and liberty: Public provision and private choice.Brenda Almond - 1991 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 25 (2):193–202.
    ABSTRACT Conventions on human rights give priority to parents in education but modern states tend to make uniform provision, tending towards a monopoly position. Education itself is not incompatible with liberty but is a condition of it. A three-sided conflict exists, however, between the state, parents and professionals as to who should represent the interests of children. Liberty is best preserved if the conflict is resolved in favour of parents, for only parental decision-making guarantees educational variety and change. In addition, (...)
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    Exploring Ethics: A Traveller's Tale.Brenda Almond - 1998 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This volume is a lively, wide-ranging introduction to ethics. It provides accessible coverage of the main ethical theories which offer the basis for an exploration of key issues and recent developments in applied ethics. The author's approach differs from other recent introductions, eschewing the utilitarian approach in favor of a rights and virtue ethics alternative.
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    Reviews: Reviews. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 2011 - Philosophy 86 (3):464-467.
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    Education and Liberty: public provision and private choice.Brenda Almond - 1991 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 25 (2):193-202.
    ABSTRACT Conventions on human rights give priority to parents in education but modern states tend to make uniform provision, tending towards a monopoly position. Education itself is not incompatible with liberty but is a condition of it. A three-sided conflict exists, however, between the state, parents and professionals as to who should represent the interests of children. Liberty is best preserved if the conflict is resolved in favour of parents, for only parental decision-making guarantees educational variety and change. In addition, (...)
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  10. Ethics.Peter Singer, Kenneth Wain, Emmanuel Agius, Brenda Almond & Alison M. Jagger - 1998 - Philosophical Quarterly 48 (190):107-109.
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    Counselling for Tolerance.Brenda Almond - 1997 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 14 (1):19-30.
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    Alasdair MacIntyre. Dependent Rational Animals: why human beings need the virtues, Duckworth, 1999. hb. £14.95. pp. xiii + 172. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 2001 - Philosophy 76 (1):158-174.
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    International Reflections on Individual Autonomy and Corporate EffectivenessPeople in Corporations: Ethical Responsibilities and Corporate Effectiveness.Jennifer Mills Moore, Georges Enderle, Brenda Almond & Antonio Argandona - 1993 - Business Ethics Quarterly 3 (2):197.
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    Seven Moral Myths.Brenda Almond - 1990 - Philosophy 65 (252):129 - 136.
    The present century has witnessed human crimes on an unprecedented scale. It has also seen the decline of ethics as a major element in higher education and as an academic study forming an important aspect of philosophy.
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    The ethics of care and empathy – Michael Slote.Brenda Almond - 2010 - Philosophical Quarterly 60 (238):211-213.
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    Applied Philosophy: Morals and Metaphysics in Contemporary Debate.Brenda Almond & Donald Hill (eds.) - 1984 - Routledge.
    Designed to bring the concepts and methods of philosophy to bear on practical concerns, the essays in this volume discuss the environment, personal relationships, war, terrorism and violence, social justice and medicine. Contributors emphasize the metaphysical and ethical dimensions.
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  17. A Religion For Philosophers Or A Philosophy For The Religious?Brenda Almond - 2009 - The Philosopher 97 (2).
     
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  18. ELLIS, ANTHONY Ethics and International Relations. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 1988 - Philosophy 63:130.
     
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  19. Ethics and Education Two Revolutions.Brenda Almond - 1993
     
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  20. Education and the Individual.Brenda Almond - 1981 - Allen & Unwin Australia.
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    Exploring Philosophy: The Philosophical Quest.Brenda Almond - 1995 - Blackwell.
    In this new, revised and expanded edition of her classic introduction, Brenda Almond takes the reader on a progressive exploration through the main areas of contemporary philosophy.
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    Educational Thought an Introduction.Brenda Almond - 1969 - Macmillan.
    This work begins by discussing the question: what is an educational theory? It goes on to suggest that educational theory should combine scientific accuracy with regard to its data, with conscious commitment to values and aims. The ideas of various educational philosophers are covered.
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  23. Means and Ends in Education.Brenda Almond - 1982 - Allen & Unwin.
    First published in 1982, Means and Ends in Education explores the contrasts between approaches to teaching where teaching is simply a means to some other end; approaches in which the end determines the means; and approaches in which means and ends are integrated and education serves an intrinsic purpose. The book considers the concept of education and evaluates different processes and techniques of teaching and learning. Divided into three parts, it covers instrumentalist approaches, learner-oriented approaches, and liberal approaches to education. (...)
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    Moral Concerns.Brenda Almond - 1987 - Humanities Press.
  25. MIDGLEY, MARY The Ethical Primate: humans, freedom and morality. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 1995 - Philosophy 70:598.
     
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  26. Free and Equal: A Philosophical Examination of Political Values By Richard Norman Oxford University Press, 1987178 pp., £6.95. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 1988 - Philosophy 63 (244):276-277.
  27. No Title available: New Books. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 1988 - Philosophy 63 (243):130-132.
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  28. No Title available: New Books. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 1993 - Philosophy 68 (264):248-250.
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  29. Philosophy, or, Sophia a Philosophical Odyssey.Brenda Almond - 1988
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  30. Reviews: Reviews. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 2009 - Philosophy 84 (4):601-605.
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    Values: A Symposium.Brenda Almond & Bryan R. Wilson (eds.) - 1988 - Humanities Press.
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    The Value of Knowledge.Brenda Almond - 2010 - In Richard Bailey (ed.), The Sage Handbook of Philosophy of Education. Sage Publication. pp. 297.
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    Seeking Wisdom.Brenda Almond - 1997 - Philosophy 72 (281):417 - 433.
    A sign seen in the Philosophy Department of the University of Uppsala reads: A philosopher is one who will deliver a paper on the Hangman's Paradox at a conference on capital punishment. I might take as a supporting example of this tendency to focus on the irrelevant or the inappropriate a real paper to a medico-legal conference on organ transplants which argued that it would be morally justifiable to remove a heart from a healthy would-be heart donor. There are also (...)
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    Kantian Voices in the Family Values Debate.Brenda Almond - 2012 - Ethics and Social Welfare 6 (2):143-156.
    One of the explanations frequently offered for current social problems is the breakdown of the family as an institution and the decline of values such as trust and responsibility that were until recently associated with it. While the philosophical position of many commentators in this area is rooted in a broadly utilitarian social philosophy, there is a case for an alternative?i.e. non-utilitarian?philosophical point of view. The essential requirement for such an alternative approach is that it accords a place to certain (...)
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    Idealism and religion in the philosophy of T.l.S. Sprigge.Brenda Almond - 2010 - Philosophy 85 (4):531-549.
    Although T.L.S. Sprigge described idealist philosophy as the stage beyond religion, his pantheistic idealism, while not itself a religion, offers a conception of God that seeks to meet the aspiration of human beings to understand their own place in the universe. While he shared with most mid twentieth century British philosophers a basic assumption of the primacy of experience, Sprigge took this strong empiricist assumption in a Berkeleyian rather than a Humean direction. This enabled him to find a place for (...)
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    Gay Adoption.Brenda Almond - 2007 - Philosophy Now 61:11-11.
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    Books for review and for Iisting here should be addressed to the Review Editor: Eric Snider, Philosophy, Uni versity of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA.Donald C. Abel, Brenda Almond & Donald Hill - 1992 - Teaching Philosophy 15 (2).
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    Wonderwoman and Superman: the Ethics of Human Biotechnology By John Harris Oxford University Press, 1992, 271pp., £17.95. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 1993 - Philosophy 68 (264):248-.
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    Justice Across Boundaries: Whose Obligations? By Onora O'Neill Cambridge University Press, 2016, 243pp., £59.99 (hbk) £21.99 (pbk) ISBN: 97781107116306; ISBN: 97781107538177. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 2017 - Philosophy 92 (4):656-660.
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    Reviews the morality of embryo use by Louis M. Guenin cambridge university press, 2008. 273 pp. £15.99/£45. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 2009 - Philosophy 84 (4):601-605.
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    Human Bonds.Brenda Almond - 1988 - Journal of Applied Philosophy 5 (1):3-16.
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    How to define terrorism, Jenny Teichman.Brenda Almond - 1989 - Philosophy 64 (250).
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    Free and Equal: A Philosophical Examination of Political Values By Richard Norman Oxford University Press, 1987 178 pp., £6.95. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 1988 - Philosophy 63 (244):276-.
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    New Directions in Ethics: the challenge of applied ethics.Brenda Almond - 1987 - Philosophical Books 28 (4):238-239.
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    Idealism and Religion in the Philosophy of T.L.S. Sprigge.Brenda Almond - 2010 - Philosophy 85 (4):531-549.
    Although T.L.S. Sprigge described idealist philosophy as the stage beyond religion, his pantheistic idealism, while not itself a religion, offers a conception of God that seeks to meet the aspiration of human beings to understand their own place in the universe. While he shared with most mid twentieth century British philosophers a basic assumption of the primacy of experience, Sprigge took this strong empiricist assumption in a Berkeleyian rather than a Humean direction. This enabled him to find a place for (...)
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    Why Philosophy?Brenda Almond - 1990 - Cogito 4 (1):20-24.
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    Ethics and International Relations Edited by Anthony Ellis Manchester University Press, 1986, xiii + 232 pp., £27.50. [REVIEW]Brenda Almond - 1988 - Philosophy 63 (243):130-.
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    HIV and Pregnancy.Brenda Almond & Carole Ulanowsky - 1990 - Hastings Center Report 20 (2):16-21.
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    Dismantling our own foundations: A German perspective on contemporary philosophy of education.Brenda Almond - 1992 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 26 (2):265–269.
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    What’s the Meaning of All This?Brenda Almond - 1999 - Philosophy Now 24:20-21.
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