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The Theory and Practice of Virtue Education

Author: Tom Harrison; Ian Walker
Publisher: Milton, United Kingdom : Routledge, 2018.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Harrison; Ian Walker
ISBN: 9781315265353 1315265354
OCLC Number: 1020663766
Description: 1 online resource (254) : illustrations
Contents: List of ContributorsIntroduction Part 1: Philosophical and theoretical foundations for educating the virtuesChapter 1: Ancient Roads to Knowledge of Virtue: The Greek Philosophical Legacy David Carr Chapter 2: Healing Character Flaws Howard Curzer Chapter 3: Moral Growth: A Thomistic Account John Hacker-Wright Chapter 4: Stoicism Today: An alternative approach to cultivating the virtues Christopher Gill Chapter 5: Akrasia as a character trait: An obstacle for moral development Paulien Snellen Chapter 6: From `ordinary' virtue to Aristotelian virtue Nancy E. Snow Part II: Theoretical and practical approaches for educating the virtues Chapter 7: Plato on Dialogue as a Method for Cultivating the Virtues Mark E. JonasChapter 8: Assumptions and Doctrines that Thwart the Cultivation of Virtues in Teacher EducationElizabeth Campbell Chapter 9: Moral agency as teaching morally and teaching morality: A practical approach to moral educationGillian R. Rosenberg Chapter 10: The link between fiction and empathy as a trait of moral character: A pedagogical legend?Bruce Maxwell Chapter 11: Manners and the Moral Life David McPherson Chapter 12: Policy-led Virtue Cultivation: Can we nudge citizens towards developing virtues?Fay Niker Part III: Educating specific virtuesChapter 13: The Nature and Nurture of Patriotic VirtueRandall Curren and Charles DornChapter 14: Aristotelian Philia, Contemporary Friendship, and Some Resources for Studying Close RelationshipsBlaine J. Fowers & Austen R. Anderson Chapter 15: Can Gratitude Be Cultivated?Terrance McConnell Chapter 16: Courage in the Classroom Candace Vogler Conclusion
Responsibility: edited by Tom Harrison and David Ian Walker.

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