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The Mission: Moral and Religious Formation

James L. Heft S.M.

in Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199796656
eISBN:
9780199919352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796656.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores three issues: first, how the leaders of public schools have largely abandoned the teaching of religion but have worked at moral formation, and the difficulties they've ... More


Aristotle on Responsibility for One's Character 1

Pierre Destrée

in Moral Psychology and Human Action in Aristotle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199546541
eISBN:
9780191728600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546541.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Careful attention to chapter III 5 of the Nicomachean Ethics indicates that — contrary to the most influential line of interpretation following David Furley's work — Aristotle offers there a ... More


Introduction: theorizing education for civic character

Ian MacMullen

in Civics Beyond Critics: Character Education in a Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733614
eISBN:
9780191797996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733614.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This introductory chapter identifies and analyzes the orthodox scholarly view of civic character education in a liberal democracy, where character education is understood as education that shapes its ... More


Character Education and the Challenge of Raising a Moral Generation

Chester E. Finn Jr. (ed.)

in Uniting America: Restoring the Vital Center to American Democracy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108569
eISBN:
9780300133189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108569.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

Schools have a sense of civic obligation to instill democratic values and personal morality among young people and to prepare them to be tomorrow's citizens. In the United States, traditional ... More


Civics Beyond Critics: Character Education in a Liberal Democracy

Ian MacMullen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733614
eISBN:
9780191797996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733614.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Should character formation be a goal of civic education in a liberal democracy? In addition to imparting knowledge and teaching skills, should civic education shape children’s values, beliefs, ... More


Studies in Deceit: Personality Testing and the Character of Experiments

Michael Pettit

in The Science of Deception: Psychology and Commerce in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226923741
eISBN:
9780226923758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226923758.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the ironies at the core of attempts to scientifically investigate deception. It uses the Character Education Inquiry as its focal point to explain deceptive behavior among ... More


Educating Citizens in America: The Paradoxes of Difference and Democracy

Ashley Rogers Berner and James Davison Hunter

in Religious Education and the Challenge of Pluralism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359479
eISBN:
9780199359509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359479.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Citizenship, as understood in America, requires an intellectual, emotional, and practical commitment to social, political, and normative ideals that are larger than the self. The purpose of this ... More


A Global Community by Design

Z. Mike Wang and Sultanna Krispil

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0023
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

We believe in community by design. Yes, community can be formed organically and through serendipity, but we believe that a thriving, vibrant community that is as complex and global as Minerva’s — ... More


Virtue in a Framework of Law

Julia Annas

in Virtue and Law in Plato and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198755746
eISBN:
9780191816895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755746.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses how in aiming, as in the Republic, to establish an ideal society where citizens achieve happiness in living virtuously, Plato in the Laws requires of these citizens both strict ... More


Promoting British values in schools

Carol Vincent

in Tea and the Queen?: Fundamental British Values, Education and Citizenship

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447351955
eISBN:
9781447351993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447351955.003.0005
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter 4 starts with a general overview of the teacher-respondents’ reactions to the FBV. It then moves on to describe and analyse the four main school responses to the promotion of FBV identified ... More


Conclusion: citizenship and the limits of autonomy

Ian MacMullen

in Civics Beyond Critics: Character Education in a Liberal Democracy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198733614
eISBN:
9780191797996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733614.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This concluding chapter summarizes the book’s critique of a view of civic education that has become orthodox among contemporary political and educational theorists. On that view, education for civic ... More


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