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Is morality relative?

Author: Monique AlkemadeHanneke van RavenswaaySimone V D BurgGilbert HarmanR M DworkinAll authors
Publisher: Pasadena, Calif. : INTELECOM, ©1998.
Series: Examined life, program #18.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses whether all morality is culturally determined, or whether some moral values are valid for all cultures. Harman, Wong and Rachels explore the claims of relativitism. The issue of child labor is explored from a relativist point of view.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Monique Alkemade; Hanneke van Ravenswaay; Simone V D Burg; Gilbert Harman; R M Dworkin; John Finnis; James Rachels; David B Wong; Fran Dorn; INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm); Sveriges utbildningsradio.; Teleac/NOT.
OCLC Number: 44922510
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Credits: Interviews by Erno Eskens, John Allman ; music, Peter Davison ; production and research, Desiree Derrez, Heleen Molanaar ; photography, George Vonk, Pat Allen ; video editing, Video Associates ; online editor, Guillermo Beltran.
Performer(s): Guest philosophers, Gilbert Harman, Ronald Dworkin, John Finnis, James Rachels, D.B. Wong ; narrator, Franchelle Dorn.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Examined life, program #18.
Responsibility: directed by Monique Alkemade, Hanneke van Ravenswaay ; written by Monique Alkemade, Simone V.D. Burg ; an international co-production, UR, TeleacNot educatieve omroep.

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Discusses whether all morality is culturally determined, or whether some moral values are valid for all cultures. Harman, Wong and Rachels explore the claims of relativitism. The issue of child labor is explored from a relativist point of view.

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