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Kristján Kristjánsson - Aristotelian Character Education - 9781138737945 - V9781138737945
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Aristotelian Character Education

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Description for Aristotelian Character Education Paperback. Series: Routledge Research in Education. Num Pages: 198 pages. BIC Classification: JMC; JNA; JNF; JNLA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 367.

This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in exclusively amoral, instrumentalist terms, Kristjánsson proposes a coherent, plausible and up-to-date concept, retaining the overall structure of Aristotelian character education.

After discussing and debunking popular myths about Aristotelian character education, subsequent chapters focus on the practical ramifications and methodologies of character education. These include measuring virtue and morality, asking whether Aristotelian character education can salvage the effects ... Read more

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Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
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Routledge Research in Education
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London, United Kingdom
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About Kristján Kristjánsson
Kristján Kristjánsson is Professor of Character Education and Virtue Ethics, Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, University of Birmingham, UK.

Reviews for Aristotelian Character Education
"Kristja´nsson’s book is a valuable contribution to moral education and a timely corrective to contemporary character education efforts. Even the skeptical reader may have the impression that his goals are achievable, and the many references to his ongoing work at the Jubilee Centre suggest that he will continue to show us how." - Matthew J. Hayden, Journal of Moral Education ... Read more

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