Professor David Carr Delivers Keynote at University of Lodz, Poland 8th June 2016 Academic Conference

On Saturday 28th May 2016, Professor David Carr presented a keynote paper at a conference on Ethical Education to an audience of ethics teachers and moral educationalists from various European countries including Poland, Germany, Spain, the Netherlands and Belgium. The conference took place at the Institute of Philosophy of the University of Lodz in Poland and was organised as part of a project entitled ‘Ethics in the System of Education in Poland and Selected Western Countries (Germany, United Kingdom, Spain, Portugal, France, USA, Norway, Finland). The project is being run by the Head of the Department of Ethics at the University of Lodz and is funded by Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. David’s paper, entitled ‘Towards the Education of Moral Character and Virtue’, defended an Aristotelian approach to moral education and the ethics of teaching, and drew on recent work in the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues. The paper is available to view here

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