|Title:||The Fragmenting Family|
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|Publisher:||Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 15, 2008)|
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Brenda Almond throws down a timely challenge to liberal consensus about personal relationships. She maintains that the traditional family is fragmenting in Western societies. Brenda Almond is Emeritus Professor of Moral and Social Philosophy of the University of Hull and Vice-President of the Society for Applied Philosophy. She has served on the Human Genetics Commission and with the Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority in the United Kingdom and her books include The Philosophical Quest (Penguin, 1990) and Exploring Ethics: A Traveller's Tale (Blackwell, 1998). She maintains that the traditional family is fragmenting in Western societies, and that this fragmentation is a cause of serious social problems. She maintains that the traditional family is fragmenting in Western societies, causing serious social problems. Brenda Almond is Emeritus Professor of Moral and Social Philosophy of the University of Hull and Vice-President of the Society for Applied Philosophy
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The philosopher Brenda Almond opens her book The Fragmenting Family with: ‘What is the family? There are many ways of answering this question, but I take as my starting point here G K Chesterton’s striking metaphor of family as this frail cord, flung from the forgotten hills of yesterday to the invisible mountains of tomorrow. In more prosaic terms, it is the chain of personal connections that gives meaning to our human notions of past, present and future - a mysterious genetic entity that binds us in our short span of individual existence to our ancestors and to our successors.
Brenda Almond has written a book about the family, and is a member of the Human Genetics Commission. She believes we’re far too blasé about family break-down. Brenda Almond: Pleased to be here, thanks for inviting me. Nigel: The topic we want to focus on today is the family
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