Volume 4, Issue 5, September 2015, Page: 245-250
The Crisis of Modern Virtues and the Possible Ways to Rebuild the Virtues
Kuangfei Xie, Humanity and Politics Department of Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nan Jing, China
Received: Sep. 4, 2015;       Accepted: Sep. 15, 2015;       Published: Sep. 26, 2015
DOI: 10.11648/j.edu.20150405.19      View  3456      Downloads  63
Abstract
In spite of the fact that we have made much progress in the economic development and the accumulation of the material wealth, the morality on the whole is on the decline and the modern people are faced with the serious crisis of virtues, among which the soulless excellence brought about by the emptiness of moral education is one of the most serious ones. The virtues can and should still be taught in schools, but by the more effective methods that can be accepted by the modern students. To prevent the young people from consciously escaping from pursuing the virtuous life and overcome the paradox of the moral education, we need to take the emotional dimension of virtue education into account. Virtues are supposed to be deeply rooted into the real life and the virtue education can not be isolated from the reality life.
Keywords
Virtues, Crisis of Virtues, Practical Wisdom
To cite this article
Kuangfei Xie, The Crisis of Modern Virtues and the Possible Ways to Rebuild the Virtues, Education Journal. Vol. 4, No. 5, 2015, pp. 245-250. doi: 10.11648/j.edu.20150405.19
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