Philosophy in Professional Education

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This is an entry on the role of philosophy, and philosophers, in professional education within Australia and New Zealand. It reviews the professional areas in which philosophers teach, and identifies ethics and critical reasoning as the two main foci of teaching. Some key issues in both areas are addressed, including engagement with practitioners and an increasing focus on non-Western ethical values.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to Philosophy in Australasia and New Zealand
EditorsGraham Oppy, N.N. Trakakis
Place of PublicationMelbourne, Victoria
PublisherMonash University Publishing
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9780980651201
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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    Corbo Crehan, A. (2010). Philosophy in Professional Education. In G. Oppy, & N. N. Trakakis (Eds.), A Companion to Philosophy in Australasia and New Zealand (pp. 376-378). [16] Monash University Publishing.