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An Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Education

An Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Education (Hardback)

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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: * part one provides a lucid and powerful account of the nature and limits of moral theory, sharply distinguishing it from religion * part two outlines a positive moral theory by exploring the defining principles of morality and the reasons for being moral * part three distinguishes moral values from others such as ecological, health and safety and sexual values * part four is concerned with the implications of our moral understanding for moral education. 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.

EducationEducation TheoryEducational strategies & policyEducationEducation TheoryPhilosophy & theory of educationMoral & social purpose of educationPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophy Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 13/07/2007 ISBN-13: 9780415421027  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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