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Unformatted text preview: Secularization thesis refers to the belief that as
modernization and rationalization, religion loses its
authority in all aspects of social life and governance
(also took its toll on moral education in the halls of
3 Ethics Education : Why? Earlier empirical studies suggests that the prime aim
Earlier of ethic education is to foster ethical conduct in public
This goal is followed closely by two related goals:
(1) to develop in students an awareness of ethical
issues and problems within the field, and
(2) to cultivate an attitude of moral obligation and
personal responsibility in pursuing a career in the
These goals are important and, if realized, must surely
yield public service professionals committed to a
principled life in the service of society.
Other studies also points to conceptual diversity and
multiple goals of ethics education.
4 Ethics Education : Why?...
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