and technology confront us with some of the most challenging and
unprecedented ethical questions in the world today.
encompass what it means to be human, how we relate to others and our
world, and how we find meaning in life.
In the 2006 Massey Lectures, The Ethical Imagination, Margaret Somerville
discusses how we can find a shared ethics for an interdependent world.
is the founding director of the Centre for Medicine, Ethics and Law
at McGill University
where she holds the Samuel Gale Chair in the Faculty of Law and is a
professor in the Faculty of Medicine. As a consultant to numerous
government and non-governmental bodies, she has worked with the World Health Organization
, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
She has received a number of honorary doctorates in law and is the recipient of many awards, including the Order of Australia.
lives in Montreal.
The Ethical Imagination
is published by House of Anansi.