Colleges and Universities in the Twenty-First Century: What Place for Moral Education?
Throughout most of the nineteenth century, moral education was regarded as a central mission of American colleges and universities, but it has come to occupy an increasingly marginalized role. This conference addressed questions about responsibility for university students’ moral formation and the possible restoration in contemporary higher education of venerable notions of virtue and goodness derived from Biblical theology, the Greek notion of paideia, and the liberal arts.
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