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Author: Rosemarie Tong Narrator: Robert Guillaume Publisher: Knowledge Products Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The Morality in Our Age Series Release Date: April 2006 ISBN: 9781481542890
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Human history displays recurrent conflicts between nations, cultures, races, religions, and classes; even men and women with similar cultural backgrounds often find it difficult to understand each other. Are all cultures and all human beings equally worthy? Can individuals sympathize with every value and still embrace their own? Is the preferential treatment of people ever right? What moral considerations are involved in highly charged accusations of cultural prejudice, racism, sexism, nationalism, and other “isms”?

The Morality in Our Age series examines the historical and philosophical background of today’s most pressing moral challenges. Though a final “answer” is notoriously elusive in moral discussion, you’ll develop a much better insight into the forces and principles at play on today’s most serious moral issues, problems, and dilemmas.

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About the Author

Dr. Rosemarie Tong is a distinguished professor of health care ethics in the Department of Philosophy and director of the Center for Applied and Professional Ethics at UNC Charlotte. She received her PhD in philosophy from Temple University in 1978 and has come to be internationally known for her contributions to feminist thought and bioethics. Dr. Tong has authored and coedited thirteen books, including Ethics in Policy AnalysisControlling our Reproductive Destiny: A Technological and Philosophical PerspectiveFeminist Approaches to BioethicsLinking Visions: Feminist Bioethics, Human Rights,and Feminist Thought: A More Comprehensive Introduction. She has also published over one hundred articles on topics related to feminist theory, reproductive and genetic technology, biomedical research, global bioethics, aging, and healthcare reform. A sought-after speaker, she regularly delivers addresses for leading institutions and organizations around the world. Dr. Tong is the former chair of the American Philosophical Association’s Committee on the Status of Women and was also co-chair of the NC Institute of Medicine’s taskforce on Pandemic Influenza. She is an executive board member of the International Network for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, the US Women’s Bioethics Project, the Executive Forum of Charlotte, and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.

About the Narrator

Robert Guillaume is a versatile and Emmy® Award–winning actor whose career exemplifies applied intelligence, character, and hard work. His belief in the fundamental importance of education underlies his commitment and successes as a musical, dramatic, and comedic performer.