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Truth, beauty, and goodness reframed : educating for the virtues in the age of truthiness and twitter

Author: Howard Gardner
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Basic books pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Since the dawn of civilization, people have struggled to describe humanity's defining virtues. In Truth, beauty, and goodness reframed, renowned scholar Howard Gardner describes the newfound challenges in making sense of these three crucial virtues when developments such as the Internet, new forms of art, and relativistic morality seem to have rendered them obsolete. Now updated with a new preface by the author,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Gardner
ISBN: 9780465031788 0465031781
OCLC Number: 816506255
Description: xx, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The virtues and the challenges --
Truth --
Beauty --
Goodness --
A promising start --
Learning throughout life --
Looking ahead.
Responsibility: Howard Gardner.

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Jerome Bruner, University Professor, New York University, and author of The Process of Education "This is a profound deepening of Gardner's earlier work on the various forms of intelligence. He now Read more...

 
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