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Compassion and Education: Cultivating Compassionate Children, Schools and Communities

Author: Peterson, Andrew
Binding: Hardback
Pages: 180
Pub Date: 16/12/2016
Publisher: PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN: 9781137548375
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Quick overview This book makes a defence of compassion as an essential and significant quality that should be at the heart of the education of young people. Understanding and justifying compassion as a virtue, this book argues that compassion is a virtue central to all human relationships from the familial, to the communal and to the global.
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This book makes a defence of compassion as an essential and significant quality that should be at the heart of the education of young people. It provides a careful exploration of what compassion means; how it is relevant to the various relationships among students, teachers, and the wider community; and the particular pedagogical processes that can and might develop compassion. Understanding and justifying compassion as a virtue, this book argues that compassion is a virtue central to all human relationships from the familial, to the communal and to the global. It will be of interest to academics, research and students of education.

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