Almond, Brenda

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ALMOND, Brenda

ALMOND, Brenda. Also writes as Brenda Cohen. British, b. 1937. Genres: Education, Ethics, Philosophy. Career: University of Surrey, Guildford, England, lecturer to reader in philosophy, 1974-86; University of Hull, England, reader in philosophy and education, 1986-92, professor of moral and social philosophy, 1992-. University of Connecticut, visiting lecturer, 1969-70; also taught at University of Brighton, University of Keele, University of Exeter, and University of Ghana. Publications: Educational Thought: An Introduction, 1969; Education and the Individual, 1981; Means and Ends in Education, 1982; Moral Concerns, 1987; The Philosophical Quest, 1990, 2nd ed. as Exploring Philosophy, 1995; Exploring Ethics: A Traveller's Tale, 1998. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with B. Wilson) Values: A Symposium, 1988; (with G. Enderle and A. Argandona) People in Corporations: Ethical Responsibilities and Corporate Effectiveness, 1990; AIDS, a Moral Issue: The Ethical, Legal, and Social Aspects, 1990, 2nd ed., 1996; (with D. Hill) Applied Philosophy: Morals and Metaphysics in Contemporary Debate, 1991; Introducing Applied Ethics, 1995; (with M. Parker) Ethical Issues in the New Genetics, 2002. Contributor to books. Contributor to philosophy and education journals. Address: Lewes, Social Values Research Centre, Philosophy, Humanities, University of Hull, Hull HU6 7RX, England.