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Moral Intelligence: Concluding Remarks and References

Education today is seen largely as an economic activity, not as a moral activity dedicated to enabling individuals and groups transform themselves and their environments in pursuit individual and collective well-being, security and welfare. Education should help develop the capacities … Continue reading

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Moral Intelligence

Though moral intelligence does not qualify as an intelligence using Gardener’s criteria, we will explore conceptualizations of it in this paper. As with the emotional, social, spiritual and existential intelligences discussed above, others have found moral intelligence to be a … Continue reading

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Howard Gardener on Spiritual, Existential and Moral Intelligence

Although Howard Gardener does not believe spiritual intelligence meet his criteria, he feels an existential intelligence might be a possibility, and it has been referred to by him as a possible ninth intelligence (1999b). Existential intelligence is described as “capturing … Continue reading

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Multiple Intelligence, pt 1

Theories of intelligence abound and new ones are introduced regularly. With advances in neuroscience, genetics and technologies, new insights are uncovered on a weekly basis. New conceptions of intelligence and ways of measuring intelligence can also be expected as we … Continue reading

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What makes up the ideal person?

What makes up the ideal person? The conception of what is valued differs from person to person, group to group and time to time. Across all cultures and throughout recorded human history, there seems to have been a sense of … Continue reading

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