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Debates in religious education 

Title: Debates in religious education Editor: Phillip Barnes Publisher: Routledge Call Number: BV1471.3 .D43 2011 From the Publisher: "What are the key debates in Religious Education teaching today? Debates in Religious Education explores the major issues all RE teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It encourages critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice …

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Debriefing Socrates: Why Do We Do the Right Thing? 

Our recent Socratic conversation brought up many interesting observations, chief among them: The sheer entanglement of factors: conscience, reason, science, emotions, religion, tradition, upbringing, education, law, honor, fear, biology. We can’t always explain the motivations for doing the right thing. There are differences between a civic society and a moral one. We need to listen …

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Enhancing Humanity: The Philosophical Foundations of Humanistic Education 

Title: Enhancing Humanity: The Philosophical Foundations of Humanistic Education Author: Nimrod Aloni Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers Call No.: LC1011 .A57 2002 From the publisher: Drawing on the tradition of Pragmatic Humanism, this book offers an alternative approach to thinking and talking about liberal and humanistic education that breaks free from what Richard Rorty has called …

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Debating Moral Education 

Debating moral education: rethinking the role of the modern university Editors: Elizabeth Kiss and J. Peter Euben Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2010. Check it Out: LC311 .D43 2010 From the Publisher: After decades of marginalization in the secularized twentieth-century academy, moral education has enjoyed a recent resurgence in American higher education, with the …

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