David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Moral Education 32 (3):233-250 (2003)
This study investigated teachers' views of forgiveness and institutional pardon for conflict resolution at schools. We asked, "Should teachers endorse student resolution of interpersonal conflicts at school by asking for forgiveness and forgiving?" "Considering that students' conflict led to behaviours that violated norms in the school, should schools pardon students' misconduct if students effectively used forgiveness for interpersonal conflict resolution?" Finally, "Is an internal and autonomous orientation for forgiveness related to social harmony or interpersonal ethics of care?" Fifty-three participants answered a background information questionnaire and two dilemmas. Findings showed that teachers endorse forgiveness as social expectation, a humanitarian, moral response to conflicts at conventional levels. Teachers do not endorse institutional pardon because they do not perceive forgiveness as being related to resolving social issues. Opposition to forgiveness and pardon was supported by authoritarian, discipli narian views of education
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Fon-Yean Chang (1994). School Teachers' Moral Reasoning. In James R. Rest & Darcia Narváez (eds.), Moral Development in the Professions: Psychology and Applied Ethics. L. Erlbaum Associates. 71--83.
Anne Colby (1987). The Measurement of Moral Judgment. Cambridge University Press.
R. D. Enright, W. Kurtiness & J. Gerwitz (1991). Handbook of Moral Behavior and Development. In William M. Kurtines & Jacob L. Gewirtz (eds.), Handbook of Moral Behavior and Development. L. Erlbaum.
Fritz Oser & Wolfgang Althof (1993). Trust in Advance: On the Professional Morality of Teachers. Journal of Moral Education 22 (3):253-275.
Bruce R. Thomas (1990). The School as a Moral Learning Community. In John I. Goodlad, Roger Soder & Kenneth A. Sirotnik (eds.), The Moral Dimensions of Teaching. Jossey-Bass Publishers. 266--295.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Glen Pettigrove & Nigel Parsons (2010). Palestinian Political Forgiveness. Social Theory and Practice 36 (4):661-688.
Adam Morton (2010). Central and Marginal Forgiveness: Comments on Charles Griswold's Forgiveness; a Philosophical Exploration. Philosophia 38 (3):439-444.
Thomas N. Barone * (2004). Moral Dimensions of Teacher‐Student Interactions in Malaysian Secondary Schools. Journal of Moral Education 33 (2):179-196.
Zenon Szablowinski (2011). Self-Forgiveness and Forgiveness. Heythrop Journal 53 (4):678-689.
Michalinos Zembylas (2012). Teaching About/for Ambivalent Forgiveness in Troubled Societies. Ethics and Education 7 (1):19 - 32.
John M. Rybash (1980). How Teachers Help Children Resolve Moral Dilemmas. Journal of Moral Education 10 (1):18-23.
Espen Gamlund (2010). Supererogatory Forgiveness. Inquiry 53 (6):540-564.
Jukka Husu & Kirsi Tirri (2001). Teachers' Ethical Choices in Sociomoral Settings. Journal of Moral Education 30 (4):361-375.
Alice MacLachlan (2009). Practicing Imperfect Forgiveness. In Lisa Tessman (ed.), Feminist Ethics and Social and Political Philosophy: Theorizing the Non-Ideal. Springer. 185--204.
Zenon Szablowinski (2011). Apology with and Without a Request for Forgiveness. Heythrop Journal 53 (5):731-741.
Molly Andrews (2000). Forgiveness in Context. Journal of Moral Education 29 (1):75-86.
William J. Behre, Ron Avi Astor & Heather Ann Meyer (2001). Elementary- and Middle-School Teachers' Reasoning About Intervening in School Violence: An Examination of Violence-Prone School Subcontexts. Journal of Moral Education 30 (2):131-153.
Pamela B. Joseph & Sara Efron (1993). Moral Choices/Moral Conflicts: Teachers' Self‐Perceptions. Journal of Moral Education 22 (3):201-220.
Charles L. Griswold (2007). Forgiveness: A Philosophical Exploration. Cambridge University Press.
Andrew Fiala (2010). Radical Forgiveness and Human Justice. Heythrop Journal 53 (3):494-506.
Added to index2010-09-02
Total downloads7 ( #194,809 of 1,101,833 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #91,766 of 1,101,833 )
How can I increase my downloads?