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ERIC Number: EJ156230
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Problem of Sophomoritis: An Educational Proposal
Boyd, Dwight R.
Journal of Moral Education, 6, 1, 36-42, Oct 76
"Sophomoritis" is identified as a period of adolescent development concerned primarily with raising all kinds of moral questions but also doubting all answers. Criticism is leveled at educational institutions for implicitly supporting sophomoritis. Proposes a course utilizing the students' natural development, together with the conceptual perspectives of moral philosophy, to stimulate a principled form of moral autonomy. (Editor/RK)
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