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Gregg Ten Elshof, Robert C. Roberts, Jason Baehr & Janelle Aijian

Are Virtues Caught or Taught? Educating for Intellectual Virtue

CCT Scholar-in-Residence and Executive Board Member / Professor of Philosophy, Biola University
Professor of Ethics and Emotion Theory at the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues
Professor of Philosophy, Loyola Marymount University
Assistant Professor, Torrey Honors Institute, Biola University
July 3, 2015

Gregg Ten Elshof asks Janelle Aijian, Robert C. Roberts, and Jason Baehr about how to teach and inculcate virtues in students. Can they be taught by simply reading and exploring texts? Or must the virtues be on display, “caught” from an able and inspiring teacher?

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