ISBN 9789350183724,Value Education: A Study in Human Values and Virtues

Value Education: A Study in Human Values and Virtues



Readworthy Publications (P) Ltd.

Publication Year 2014

ISBN 9789350183724

ISBN-10 9350183722


Number of Pages 168 Pages
Language (English)

Academic And Professional

This book is intended to study Value Education from traditional philosophy to modern social philosophy from different aspects. The attempts has been taken to clear the concept of Value Education from a realistic perspective Value Education in concerned with total person of a being and becoming, with moral awareness and character. The study of Value Education can pave the way towards perfection, with a mission to live by the values and virtues. The subject matters of the book is for the enrichment of human life with innate knowledge and values.
Preface , PART-I: Ancient Values and Virtues : Introduction, Meaning of Value - Defination of Value - Value Philosophy Virtues - Human Values and Virtues. The Philosophy of Value:Fact and Value - Nature of Value - Subjective Value - Objective Value - Realistic Value - Idealistic Value Pragmatic Value - Extrinsic Value - Intrinsic Value Relative Value - Absolute Value - Intellectual Value Ethical Value - Aesthetic Value. Plato: Platos Virtues: Wisdom - Criticism - Courage - Criticism; Temperance - Criticism - Justice - Criticism - Another Classification of Platos Virtue - True Virtue - Philosophic Virtue - Customauy Virtue; Platos Value - Criticism. Aristotle: Aristotle Virtue: Classification of Aristotle Virtue: Intellectual Virtues - Criticism - Ethical Virtues - Criticism, Aristotles Justice - Distributive Justice - Corrective Justice, Aristotles Value: Classification of Values: Ethical Value - Non-ethical Value. PART - II: Indian Values and Virtues .Purushartha: Chaturvarga: (a) Dharma ,Meaning and Definations - Characterstics - Principles of Dharma- Dhrti-Ksama-Dama-Asteya-Sauca-Indriyanigraha-Dhi-Vidya-Satyam-Akrodha; and Ahimsa; Aspects of Dharma. Dharma as Duty-Dharma as Virtue-Dharma as Moral values-Dharma as Realisation; Dharma as the way of life and form of life; Varna Dharma: Brahmana - Kshatriya - Vaishys - and Shudras; Ashram Dharma: Brahmacharya - Grahastya - Vanaprastha and Sanyasa; Significance of Dharma. (b) Artha, Meaning - Sources of Artha: Agriculture - Land - Labour -Capital - Organisation - Trade and Industry - Revenue and Expenditure. (c) Kama, Meaning - Psychological value - honest desire - Intrinsic value. (d) Moksha, Meaning - Moksha in Gita - Philosophical views of Moksha; Advaita Vedanta - Vishistadvaita - Buddhism - Jainism - Nyaya - Samkhya - Yoga - Mimansa. Bhagavadgita, Meaning- Nishkama Karma - Nature of a Karma Yogi - Spiritual Discipline - Criticism. PART-III: Contemporary : Value Education 115, Science, Religion and Ethics, Morality: Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda, Swami Vivekananda: Man-making Value-Education, Siva Jnana Jiva Seva, Hindu Sanatana Dharma, The Concept of Svadharma in the Gita, The Ideal of Vedanta Philosophy, Yoga
The Science of Holistic Living, Renunciation and Service, Bibliography,