Educating the Virtues: An Essay on the Philosophical Psychology of Moral Development and Education, Volume 10

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Routledge, Dec 8, 2011 - Education - 294 pages
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Tracing the views on moral life of such past philosophers as Plato, Aristotle and Kant, as well as of such theorists as Durkheim, Freud, Piaget and Kohlberg, the author sets forth a full discussion of the nature and educational implications of the idea of moral virtue.

 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Part I IDEAS OF VIRTUE IN MORAL PHILOSOPHY
21
Part II SOCIAL SCIENCE AND MORAL DEVELOPMENT
109
Part III VIRTUE REASON AND EDUCATION
189
NOTES AND REFERENCES
271
BIBLIOGRAPHY
283
INDEX
288
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David Carr is Professor of Ethics and Education at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues at the University of Birmingham and Emeritus Professor at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of three books and numerous philosophical and educational papers and editor or co-editor of several major collections of essays on philosophy and ethics of education.

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