Self-determination theory, morality, and education: introduction to special issue

  title={Self-determination theory, morality, and education: introduction to special issue},
  author={Tobias Krettenauer and Randall Curren},
  journal={Journal of Moral Education},
  pages={275 - 281}
ABSTRACT Self-Determination Theory (SDT) is an empirically based organismic theory of human motivation, development, and well-being that shares many points of interest with the fields of moral development and moral education. Yet, SDT has been largely disconnected from these fields so far. How can we define and empirically assess autonomous moral motivation? How is moral autonomy achieved in the course of development? And what are the relationships between leading a moral life and happiness… 
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