An Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Education
This book presents and argues for a moral theory which draws on most of the major theoretical positions to some degree, but it also spells out the limits and boundaries of a moral theory. In doing so, it exposes a number of common confusions and misunderstandings about morality, and presents a strong argument for some indisputable truths in relation to the moral sphere.
Divided into four parts, the book covers the key issues within moral philosophy:
While this book concentrates on argument and ideas, a commentary to each chapter provides historical context and contemporary reference points. It will prove an invaluable resource for students of both Education and Philosophy.
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Principles that define morality
Reasons for being moral
Moral vs social ecological and sexual values
Moral vs health and safety values
Moral questions in education
The question of moral education
Forms of moral education