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An introduction to moral philosophy and moral education

An introduction to moral philosophy and moral education

Author: Robin Barrow
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Most introductions to moral philosophy, in one way or another, delineate the field and introduce the reader to various moral theories and arguments. An Introduction to Moral Philosophy and Moral Education is different in that it eschews the traditional, historical approach and the use of names and schools of thought as organizing devices. Focusing on the ideas themselves, it keeps jargon to a minimum, and with a  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Barrow, Robin.
Introduction to moral philosophy and moral education.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Barrow
ISBN: 9780415421027 0415421020 9780415421034 0415421039 9780203946220 0203946227
OCLC Number: 78786795
Description: viii, 206 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Integrity : a shared moral value --
Religion, nature, and intuition as possible sources of moral truth --
Some distinctions and some mistakes --
Rights and procedures --
Principles that define morality --
Reasons for being moral --
Relativism --
Second-order principles --
Moral vs. social, ecological, and sexual values --
Moral vs. health and safety values --
Moral questions in education --
The question of moral education --
Forms of moral education.
Responsibility: Robin Barrow.
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Presents and argues for a moral theory which draws on most of the major theoretical positions to some degree, and also spells out the limits and boundaries of a moral theory. This book exposes a  Read more...


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