Character education and ethical egoism : Spinoza on self-preservation as the foundation of virtue

  • Malmö University Johan Dahlbeck, johan. dahlbeck
  • Published 2016
In recent years, character education and virtue ethics have undergone a form of renaissance in the philosophy of education (Sanderse, 2015). Virtue and character are Aristotelian notions that amount to key components of an ethical life. The Aristotelian conception of the highest good to strive toward (in life as well as in education) is expressed through… CONTINUE READING