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Virtue ethics and moral education

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moral education.,
  • Virtue.,
  • Ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by David Carr and Jan Steutel.
    SeriesRoutledge international studies in the philosophy of education
    ContributionsCarr, David, 1944-, Steutel, J. W. 1948-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC268 .V57 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 263 p. ;
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL385278M
    ISBN 100415170737
    LC Control Number98047913

    This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of:* the varieties of virtue* weakness and integrity* relativism and rival traditions* means and methods of educating the virtuesThe rare collaboration of professional ethical theorists. The beginnings of virtue ethics can be traced to Aristotle's distinguished predecessors, Socrates and _____. and his book The Republic sets forth his views on ethics, describing a plan for an ideal city where few laws are needed because of the highly developed moral character of its inhabitants. According to Virtue Ethics, both moral.

    Book Description. Virtues and Virtue Education in Theory and Practice explores questions about the locality versus the universality of virtues from a number of theoretical and practical perspectives. Written by leading international scholars in the field, it considers the relevance of these debates for the practice of virtue and character education.   “Virtue ethics” describes a certain philosophical approach to questions about morality. It is a way of thinking about ethics that is characteristic of ancient Greek and Roman philosophers, particularly Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle.. But it has become popular again since the later part of the 20th century due to the work of thinkers like Elizabeth Anscombe, Philippa Foot, and Alasdair.

      Excellence [or virtue], then, being of two kinds, intellectual and moral, intellectual excellence in the main owes its birth and its growth to teaching (for which reason it requires experience and time), while moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. Nichomachean Ethics or ab25 (trans. W. D. Ross). Among various theoretical frameworks, virtue ethics is most likely to connect positive psychology to moral educational studies because it pursues eudaimonia (flourishing). However, some virtue ethicists have been concerned about whether the current mainstream concept of positive psychology can apply directly to moral education because it.


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This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of:* the varieties of virtue* weakness and integrity* relativism and rival traditions* means and methods of educating the virtuesThe rare collaboration of professional ethical theorists and educational.

This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of: * the varieties of virtue * weakness and integrity * relativism and rival traditions * means and methods of educating the virtues4/5(4).

Get this from a library. Virtue ethics and moral education. [David Carr; J W Steutel;] -- Moral theories in education have been dominated in the past by post-Enlightenment models derived from Piaget and Kant.

This book moves back past the Enlightenment to reinstate Aristotelian Virtue at. `The book should be of interest in the intended way because it successfully joins educational philosophy to moral philosophy, and does so without artifice.' - Jonathon Jacobs, Journal of Moral Education `This is a good book.' - journal of Moral Education.

Virtue Ethics and Moral Education (Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education) David Carr, Jan Steutel This book takes a major step in the philosophy of education by moving back past the Enlightenment and reinstating Aristotelian Virtue at the heart of moral education.

This is the moral calculation of what actions to take or which moral duties to emphasize. On this matter, virtue ethics can be attractive. Virtue theories promise that once we are successful in creating the sort of person we want to be, arriving at the correct moral decisions will come naturally.

This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of:* the varieties of virtue* weakness and integrity* relativism and rival traditions* means and methods of educating the virtuesThe rare collaboration of professional ethical theorists and educational.

Featuring key references, explanations of central concepts, and significant practical applications of desire to various fields of human thought and action, the book will be of interest to students and researchers in the fields of positive psychology, positive education, moral philosophy, and virtue ethics.

Virtue ethics, Approach to ethics that takes the notion of virtue (often conceived as excellence) as fundamental. Virtue ethics is primarily concerned with traits of character that are essential to human flourishing, not with the enumeration of duties. It falls somewhat outside the traditional.

William J. Bennett served as Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy under President George H. Bush and as Secretary of Education and Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities under President Reagan.

He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from Williams College, a doctorate in political philosophy from the University of Texas, and a law degree. Virtue Ethics and Moral Education book. Virtue Ethics and Moral Education.

DOI link for Virtue Ethics and Moral Education. Virtue Ethics and Moral Education book. Edited By David Carr, Jan Steutel. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 22 June Pub. location by: A variety of considerations make it natural to assume that virtue ethics could provide moral education with useful guidance.

One such consideration is the natural supposition that any well-developed approach to moral theory would map the moral domain in ways helpful to understanding and providing moral education. Book Description. This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of: * the varieties of virtue * weakness and integrity * relativism and rival traditions * means and methods of educating the virtues.

Virtue Ethics and Moral Education. Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education. Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book.

Rate it * You Rated it *. Books shelved as virtue-ethics: After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory by Alasdair MacIntyre, The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle, Dialogues and Essays by. The Virtue Approach to Moral Education: Some Conceptual Clarifications.

Jan W. Steutel - - Journal of Philosophy of Education 31 (3)– A Virtue Approach Instead of a Kantian Approach as a Solution to Major Dilemmas in Meta-Ethics.

This chapter explores key respects in which virtue ethics has been considered of relevance to education. First, much recent work has focused on the case for a broader virtue ethical understanding of the aims of education and schooling and on the prospect of conceiving moral education in terms of the cultivation of virtuous character.

Second, many educational philosophers. Virtue Ethics and Moral Education by David Carr,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(4).

The big book (and my children use the term advisedly) is William J. Bennett's best-selling tome, The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories.

In it, Bennett has collected some tales, poems, and essays to "aid in the time-honored task of the moral education of the young.". Virtue ethics (or aretaic ethics / ˌ ær ə ˈ t eɪ. ɪ k /, from Greek ἀρετή ()) are normative ethical theories which emphasize virtues of mind, character and sense of honesty.

Virtue ethicists discuss the nature and definition of virtues and other related problems that focus on the consequences of action. According to virtue ethics, moral understanding is a species of: practical wisdom. According to virtue ethics, the fundamental moral question is: Virtue is acquired through education and training.

How do virtuous people differ from vicious people? a)In their behavior. b)In their thoughts.Publisher description: Virtue ethics has emerged from a rich history, in which both Aristotle and Aquinas have played an important role, to become one of the fastest-growing fields in contemporary ethics.

In this volume of newly commissioned essays, leading moral philosophers offer a comprehensive overview of virtue ethics.Virtue ethics is a philosophy developed by Aristotle and other ancient Greeks.

It is the quest to understand and live a life of moral character. This character-based approach to morality assumes that we acquire virtue through practice. By practicing being honest, brave, just, generous, and so on, a person develops an honorable and moral character. [ ].