Moral Education and the Liberal Arts

Synopsis

Education shapes character, particularly through the liberal arts. This collection of essays explores the importance of moral education to the liberal arts and discusses how moral education fosters character development. The contributors examine the meaning of moral education, the rationale for promoting ethical values in an academic environment, and the conditions under which morality can best be taught. Though the text addresses philosophical issues, the essays focus on how the liberal arts institution can implement moral education to fulfill its objectives.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Robert Ginsberg
  • Edwin B. Giventer
  • James Gouinlock
  • Thomas M. Alexander
  • Richard T. De George
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1992