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ERIC Number: EJ1077755
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0305-7240
The Influence of Moral Education on the Personal Worldview of Students
van der Kooij, Jacomijn C.; de Ruyter, Doret J.; Miedema, Siebren
Journal of Moral Education, v44 n3 p346-363 2015
This article researches whether approaches to moral education aim to influence the development of the personal worldview of students. An example of a Dutch moral education programme is presented and the findings are used to analyse various approaches to moral education. Our analysis demonstrates that every approach aims to influence the personal worldview of students because of underlying ontological beliefs. This is the inevitable and minimal influence a moral education approach has on personal worldview. Our analysis also demonstrates that two approaches go further: Aristotle's virtue ethics and Kantian deontological ethics. Both aim to contribute to the personal worldview development because they aim to influence the broad moral views (ethical and teleological matters) students have.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Netherlands
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