Moral Education

Moral education in a business and society context involves learning to make consistently correct moral judgments as a guide to virtuous behavior that is self-regulated instead of externally coerced in the realm of commerce. The literature on this enterprise is largely a product of scholarly projects in business degree programs at select universities and colleges. Moral education in this setting is inextricably bound up with the mission of higher education in general and the university in particular. From its Greek origins, the university has been associated with the pursuit of knowledge for its own sake as well as for the practical development of personal intellect and character. According to Darryl Reed, the medieval university extended this mission by preparing students for certain professions, most notably ...

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