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Teaching The Ethical Foundations Of Economics, Jonathan B. Wight Aug 2003

Teaching The Ethical Foundations Of Economics, Jonathan B. Wight

Economics Faculty Publications

Some economists consider their discipline a science, and thereby divorced from messy ethical details, the normative passions of right and wrong. They teach in a moral vacuum, perhaps even advocating economic agents' operating independently and avariciously, asserting that this magically produces the greatest good for society.


Peirce's "Diagrammatic Reasoning" As A Solution Of The Learning Paradox, Michael H.G. Hoffmann Jan 2003

Peirce's "Diagrammatic Reasoning" As A Solution Of The Learning Paradox, Michael H.G. Hoffmann

Michael H.G. Hoffmann

How can we reach “new” levels of knowledge if “new” means that there is something “evolved” that cannot be generated simply by deduction or by induction from what has been given before. The paper’s first goal is to show that two paradigmatic attempts at solving this so-called “learning paradox,” Plato’s apriorism and Aristotle’s inductivism, form two horns of a dilemma: While the inductivist cannot justify any representation of data without assuming a priori given hypotheses, the apriorist cannot justify why a certain application of given ideas is correct without being caught in an infinite regress. The second ...


Lernende Lernen Abduktiv: Eine Methodologie Kreativen Denkens, Michael H.G. Hoffmann Jan 2003

Lernende Lernen Abduktiv: Eine Methodologie Kreativen Denkens, Michael H.G. Hoffmann

Michael H.G. Hoffmann

No abstract provided.


L'Etica Di Lonergan, Richard Liddy Jan 2003

L'Etica Di Lonergan, Richard Liddy

Department of Religion Publications

No abstract provided.


Lonergan's Ethics, Richard Liddy Jan 2003

Lonergan's Ethics, Richard Liddy

Department of Religion Publications

No abstract provided.


"A Shower Of Insights" Autobiography And Intellectual Conversion, Richard Liddy Jan 2003

"A Shower Of Insights" Autobiography And Intellectual Conversion, Richard Liddy

Department of Religion Publications

No abstract provided.


Character Education Program : An Evaluation Description, Hou Chun Kuong Jan 2003

Character Education Program : An Evaluation Description, Hou Chun Kuong

Graduate Research Papers

In today 's world, all children face great uncertainties in a complex and sometimes troubled society. These traits are not always readily apparent and easy to grasp or learn. Today, schools face the challenge of providing youth with the self-esteem, stamina, and support they need to survive, be successful, and develop into strong, competent, caring, and responsible citizens. To meet the challenge schools have either developed or adopted character education programs.

This paper focused on three elements common to most character education programs: (]) the school program must include parent and community outreach, planning and structure, school climate, curriculum, and assessment ...


African American Student Athletes' Perceptions Of Career Transition In Sport: A Qualitative And Visual Elicitation, Keith Harrison Dec 2002

African American Student Athletes' Perceptions Of Career Transition In Sport: A Qualitative And Visual Elicitation, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

This study focuses on 26 African American athletes and explores their perceptions of athletic career transition. Participants consisted of student athletes from a United States National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division IIA institution in the Southeastern region. Participants completed the Life After Sports Scale (LASS), a 58-item inventory utilized to qualitatively and quantitatively examine seven different domains which influence perceptions of the career transition process. The scope of this inquiry examines the qualitative domain of the LASS in which participants were visually primed with a narrative description of a student athlete that has made transition out of sport successfully. Five ...


Lonergan's Ethics, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2002

Lonergan's Ethics, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


"A Shower Of Insights" Autobiography And Intellectual Conversion, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2002

"A Shower Of Insights" Autobiography And Intellectual Conversion, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


L'Etica Di Lonergan, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2002

L'Etica Di Lonergan, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.