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ERIC Number: EJ923991
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
ISSN: ISSN-0039-3746
John Dewey on Educating the Moral Self
Bergman, Roger
Studies in Philosophy and Education, v24 n1 p39-62 Mar 2005
Despite the affirmation below from a chapter entitled "The Moral Self" in his "Ethics" (1932), Dewey seems not to have used the term "moral self" outside that context. Perhaps he didn't think it that crucial in his overall philosophy. I argue, on the contrary, that the concept of the moral self is fundamental to Deweyan moral psychology and that it provides an illuminating lens through which to view his philosophy of education. This paper explicates Dewey's perspective on moral education as education of the moral self.
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Language: English
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