Caring

2nd Edition

A Relational Approach to Ethics and Moral Education

Nel Noddings
eISBN-13: 9780520957343

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With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, Nel Noddings builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child.

In Caring—now updated with a new preface and afterword reflecting on the ongoing relevance of the subject matter—the author provides a wide-ranging consideration of whether organizations, which operate at a remove from the caring relationship, can truly be called ethical. She discusses the extent to which we may truly care for plants, animals, or ideas. Finally, she proposes a realignment of education to encourage and reward not just rationality and trained intelligence, but also enhanced sensitivity in moral matters.

Sold By University of California Press
ISBNs 9780520957343, 0520957342, 9780520275706, 9780520275706, 0520957342, 9780520957343
Language English
Number of Pages 256
Edition 2nd