Analysis of the foundations of ethics and moral education in the perspective of Richard Rorty and its critique from the perspective of Allameh Tabatabaei

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The purpose of this study, analysis and criticism of Richard Rorty's moral education is the theoretical foundation of Allameh Tabatabai. This method of qualitative research comparative study documents. The findings showed that Rorty's basic features, including anti-fundamentalist ethics from the perspective of ethics, pluralism, anti-domination and social cohesion. Rorty achieve the ideal society (liberal society) and become the "ideal citizen" is cited as the most important goals of moral education. On the other hand, Tabatabai (RA) in the field of pure and very interesting points about the ethical issues of research and have considered and in this regard, have offered useful tips and hints. Richard Rorty's views of moral education, disadvantage and shapes can be seen that it can be reviewed and evaluated on the basis of Allameh Tabatabai including denial of nature in Rorty's view, anti-foundationalism in Rorty's view, consistent with liberalism in moral education in Rorty's view, the break is and should be in Rorty's view, the approach Rorty's pragmatism plurality of moral education, Rorty extreme emphasis on emotion in ethics, anti-totalitarianism approach in moral education, training border corruption and the denial of objectivity in moral theory cited.


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