ARISTOTLE’S ETHIC IN RELATION TO EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN KENYA: PHRONÊSIS PRAXIS PERSPECTIVE

Alfred Simiyu Khisa, Khisa Stephen Werunga

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Since time in memorial human beings have been in pursuit of moral values and right conduct. It has remained a challenge to lead an honest and earnest life despite going through formal training. Aristotle argues that virtue is a habit and can be learned and gained through practice. The study therefore attempts to examine Aristotle’s theory of virtue in the Nicomechean Ethics and trace the implications in the contemporary Kenyan society. Consequently, education and training are inadequate in several ways, there is need for education to embrace multidimensional orientation to ensure lifelong learning, moral and mental training for learners towards self-actualization in virtue and integrity.

 

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Aristotle’s Phronêsis Praxis, ethic, education and training

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