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Education in Morality : Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Educati - Professor J. Mark Halstead

Education in Morality

Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Educati

Hardcover Published: 29th April 1999
ISBN: 9780415153652
Number Of Pages: 288

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Offering a variety of perspectives on some of the most fundamental questions about moral education the volume is written in the belief that philosophy has an important contribution to make in bringing about a clearer understanding of the task of moral education. There is an international team of contributors including both philosophers and educationalists. These include; David Best, Brian Crittenden, Paul Hirst, Ruth Jonathon, John Kekes, Will Kymlicka, Alasdair MacIntyre and Amelie Oksenberg Rorty.

Acknowledgementsp. viii
Introductionp. 1
The Nature of Morality and Moral Educationp. 5
Morality as an Educational Institutionp. 7
Cross Questions and Crooked Answersp. 24
Rationality, Society and the Morally Educated Personp. 45
Moral Education in a Pluralist Liberal Democracyp. 47
Agency and Contingency in Moral Development and Educationp. 62
Education for Citizenshipp. 79
Virtues, Practices and the Education of Characterp. 103
The Demands of Moral Educationp. 105
How to Seem Virtuous Without Actually Being Sop. 118
Education in Character and Virtuep. 132
Pluralism, Postmodernism and Moral Educationp. 165
Pluralism, Moral Imagination and Moral Educationp. 167
Postmodernism and the Education of Characterp. 185
Against Relativismp. 206
The Arts, Morality and Postmodernismp. 219
Moral Motivationp. 241
'Behaving Morally as a Point of Principle'p. 243
Weakness, Wants and the Willp. 260
Indexp. 270
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ISBN: 9780415153652
ISBN-10: 0415153654
Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Educati
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 29th April 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 16.31  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.56
Edition Number: 1