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The “MelArete” Project: Educating children to the Ethics of Virtue and of Care  (2017)

Authors:
Ubbiali, Marco; Mortari, Luigina
Title:
The “MelArete” Project: Educating children to the Ethics of Virtue and of Care
Year:
2017
Type of item:
Articolo in Rivista
Tipologia ANVUR:
Articolo su rivista
Language:
Inglese
Format:
Elettronico
Referee:
Name of journal:
European Journal of Educational Research
ISSN of journal:
2165-8714
N° Volume:
6
Number or Folder:
3
Page numbers:
269-278
Keyword:
Ethical education, Ethics of Virtue, Ethics of Care, Ricoeur
Short description of contents:
Our educational approach proposes an original interpretation of ethical education: a form of Education to the Ethics of Virtues according to the Philosophy of Care. We suggest an educational project trying to answer this core question: “How can we orient the person to pay attention to virtues, and reflect about the value they can assume in order to realize a good quality of life?”. The philosophical approach from which we started connects the ethical perspective of Ricoeur (2007), to the ones of Plato and Aristotle. Ricoeur distinguishes ethics and morality: in his reflection ethics has a teleological perspective, while moral has a deontological one. In Plato/Socrates (Alcibiades I) ethics is an educational action that allows the others to thrive in their own existential capabilities, and in Aristotle’s (Nicomachean Ethics) ethics searches for eudaimonia, a good quality of life. In our educational project with children, the methods to answer this question are: conversations: (promoting intersubjective thought), narratives (reading and writing stories about virtues), and action (promoting a reflecting cultivation of virtues in everyday life). In this paper we present the theoretical background
Web page:
http://www.eu-jer.com/EU-JER_6_3_269_Mortari_etal.pdf
Product ID:
100412
Handle IRIS:
11562/972745
Last Modified:
December 4, 2019
Attachments:
1
Bibliographic citation:
Ubbiali, Marco; Mortari, Luigina, The “MelArete” Project: Educating children to the Ethics of Virtue and of Care «European Journal of Educational Research» , vol. 6 , n. 32017pp. 269-278

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