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Educating character through stories

Author: David Carr; Tom Harrison
Publisher: Exeter, England : Imprint Academic, 2015. ℗2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What could be the point of teaching such works of bygone cultural and literary inheritance as Cervantes' Don Quixote and Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice in schools today? This book argues that the narratives and stories of such works are of neglected significance and value for contemporary understanding of human moral association and character. However, in addition to offering detailed analysis of the moral  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Carr, David, 1944-
Educating character through stories.
Exeter, England : Imprint Academic, ©2015
approximately 175 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Carr; Tom Harrison
ISBN: 9781845407933 1845407938 9781845407926 184540792X
OCLC Number: 909900670
Description: 1 online resource (175 pages) : illustrations, photographs
Contents: Cover; Contents; Front matter; Title page; Publisher information; Foreword, Professor James Arthur; Body matter; Introduction; Chapter 1. The Case for Character Education; Chapter 2. Stories as Moral Knowledge; Chapter 3. Approaches to and Uses of Stories for Character Education; Chapter 4. The Knightly Virtues of Medieval Chivalry; Chapter 5. The Stories of the Knightly Virtues Project; Chapter 6. Implementation of the Knightly Virtues Programme; Chapter 7. Knightly Virtues: Impact and Future Prospects; Back matter; References.
Responsibility: David Carr and Tom Harrison.

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What could be the point of teaching such works of bygone cultural and literary inheritance as Cervantes' Don Quixote and Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice in schools today? This book argues that the narratives and stories of such works are of neglected significance and value for contemporary understanding of human moral association and character. However, in addition to offering detailed analysis of the moral educational potential of these and other texts, the present work reports on a pi ...

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