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  • The Language of Human Character (2013)

    Book Description: Hardcover release date 22 April 2013. It is virtuous to be wise and wise to be virtuous. The Language of Human Character is a reference book, textbook and workbook in one. It contains "The Human Character Dictionary," a definitive record of the language of human character...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • To Be Virtuous, Second Edition (2012)

    Book Description: Hardcover release date 12 December 2012. It is virtuous to be wise and wise to be virtuous. To Be Virtuous, Second Edition is a reference book, textbook and workbook in one. It contains "The Human Virtues Dictionary," a definitive record of 4,900 definitions representing the...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • The Language of Human Virtue (2012)

    Book Description: Hardcover release date: 20 December 2012. It is virtuous to be wise and wise to be virtuous. The Language of Human Virtue is a reference book, textbook and workbook in one. It contains "The Building Virtue Dictionary," a definitive record of the language of human virtue with...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Why is Cheating Wrong? (2009)

    By Mathieu Bouville "Since cheating is obviously wrong, arguments against it (it provides an unfair advantage, it hinders learning) need only be mentioned in passing. But the argument of unfair advantage absurdly takes education to be essentially a race of all against all; moreover, it ignores that...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: ajstasic
  • Human Capital, Education and the Promotion of Social Cooperation: A Philosophical Critique (2009)

    By Tal Gilead "Although since the 1960s human capital theory has played a major role in guiding educational policy, philosophical issues that stem from this development have rarely been discussed. In this article, I critically examine how the idea that human capital should serve as a guide to educational...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: ajstasic
  • Virtue, Reason, and the False Public Voice: Catharine Macaulay's Philosophy of Moral Education (2009)

    Abstract: Catharine Macaulay, an 18 th century English historian, published her educational philosophy in Letters on Education with Observations on Religious and Metaphysical Subjects in 1790. The ultimate goal of her educational process, to 'bring the human mind to such a height of perfection as...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: admin
  • Peace Education: Exploring Ethical and Philosophical Foundations (2008)

    A new book on peace education looks specifically at virtue ethics as a possible philosophical basis for peace education. The book Peace Education: Exploring Ethical and Philosophical Foundations is by Dr James Page, of Southern Cross University, and is published by Information Age Publishing. The book...
    (My publication) Posted by: wattawa
  • The case against teaching virtue for pay: Socrates and the Sophists (2002)

    Abstract: The practice of teaching virtue (arete) for pay was typical of the Greek sophists but consistently eschewed by their contemporary Socrates. Plato and Xenophon offer various explanations for Socrates' refusal to take pay, explanations intended not only to reflect favourably upon their teacher...
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  • Educating Moral People: A Caring Alternative to Character Education (2002)

    An alternative to character education is care ethics. The ethics of care can be seen as fundamentally relational, not individual-agent-based in the way of virtue ethics, and the ethics of care is more indirect than character education. After an introductory chapter that outlines the similarities and...
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