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Rethinking the human person : moral landscape and ethical literacy

Author: Nahal Jafroudi
Publisher: Oxford : Peter Lang, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book advocates the adoption of a holistic concept of the self within the context of a carefully cultivated ethical literacy. It argues that the ideas of the Iranian philosopher Ostad Elahi (1895-1974) provide a powerful and compelling alternative to the dominant post-Enlightenment understanding of selfhood, education and morality.
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Jafroudi, Nahal.
Rethinking the human person.
Oxford : Peter Lang, [2016]
(OCoLC)964293196
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nahal Jafroudi
ISBN: 9781787071759 1787071758
OCLC Number: 974803051
Description: 1 online resource (x, 382 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Note on References and Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I: The Moral Landscape and Ethical Literacy; Chapter 1: The Moral Landscape; Ethical Literacy in a Diverse World; Deontology, Teleology and Virtue Ethics: Can Moral Principles be Objectively Valid for All?; Rights and Duties; The Golden Rule: An Example of a Quintessential Principle; The Moral Self; Chapter 2: Ethical Literacy; The Meaning of Ethical Literacy; Key Elements of Ethical Literacy; Ethical Literacy and Education; Moral Development and Character Education Chapter 3: Ethical Literacy and the Education of EmotionsEthical Literacy and the Education of Sound Reason; Ethical Literacy and the Sense of Dignity; Ethical Literacy and the Concept of the Self; Part II: Self-paradigms: Descartes, Hume and Freud; Chapter 4: Descartes; The Cartesian Self; Commentary on Descartes' Concept of the Self; Chapter 5: Hume; The Humean Self; Commentary on Hume's Concept of the Self; Chapter 6: Freud; The Freudian Self; Commentary on Freud's Concept of the Self; Part III: Nur Ali Elahi (Ostad Elahi); Chapter 7: The Life and Thought of Nur Ali Elahi (Ostad Elahi) A Brief OverviewSystem of Thought and Philosophy; Chapter 8: Ostad Elahi's Bi-dimensional Model of the Self; The Terrestrial Soul and the Celestial Soul: The Two Opposite Poles of the Self; Education of Thought: A Process of Assimilation and Growth; The Process of Spiritual Self-realisation; Part IV: Conclusion: Ethical Literacy and the Holistic Concept of the Self; Chapter 9: Ethical Literacy and the Holistic Concept of the Self; A Brief Reflection on the Self-paradigms: The Self as Revealed in Consciousness Lacking Tools of Self-Transformation and Self-Realisation: The Incoherence of the Notion of the Self as Defined by Descartes, Hume and FreudIn Search for a Holistic Model of the Self: Situating the Moral Perfection of the Self within Ostad Elahi's Metaphysics of Human Nature; Acquisition of Virtues Central to Ethical Literacy: Ostad Elahi's Definition of Spiritual Growth and Functional Equilibrium within the Self; Knowledge and Application of Divine Ethics: Key Elements of Ostad Elahi's Thoughts and Ethical Literacy The Contemporary Significance of Ostad Elahi's Model of the Self in Education for Ethical LiteracyConclusion: Contribution to Theory; Appendices; Appendix 1; Constants of Nature Fine-tuned for the Production of Life; Properties of Matter as Evidence for an Intelligent Design; Appendix 2; Epistemological Foundation of Descartes' Metaphysics; Perceptions of the Mind: Impressions, Ideas and Association; Freud's Topographical and Structural Models of the Mind; Appendix 3; Nur Ali Elahi: Family Lineage, Tradition and Religious Context; Appendix 4
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This book advocates the adoption of a holistic concept of the self within the context of a carefully cultivated ethical literacy. It argues that the ideas of the Iranian philosopher Ostad Elahi (1895-1974) provide a powerful and compelling alternative to the dominant post-Enlightenment understanding of selfhood, education and morality.

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