Philosophical Discussion in Moral Education: The Community of Ethical Inquiry

Routledge (2001)
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In recent years there has been an increase in the number of calls for moral education to receive greater public attention. In our pluralist society, however, it is difficult to find agreement on what exactly moral education requires. Philosophical Discussion in Moral Education develops a detailed philosophical defence of the claim that teachers should engage students in ethical discussions to promote moral competence and strengthen moral character. Paying particular attention to the teacher's role, this book highlights the justification for, and methods of, creating a classroom community of ethical inquiry.
Keywords Moral education  Education Philosophy
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Call number LC268.S67 2001
ISBN(s) 0415241723   9780415241724
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