By Elena Mustakova-Possardt

This quantity is a research of empowered, resilient, and globally dependable ethical cognizance within the old context of a world transition to a brand new point of sociohistorical association in society. This paintings develops extra the Freirean idea of serious attention, and describes its lifespan ontogeny, integrating ethical psychology, severe concept and cultural critique, schooling, faith, and social ethics concept with cross-cultural empirical examine. What evolves is a brand new point of knowing of human motivation, and person and collective human religious power on the flip of the twenty first century. serious awareness (CC) is analyzed when it comes to the harmonious integration of brain and middle, of cognitive, volitional and affective capacities. Its lifespan evolution is defined via 3 degrees: Pre-CC, Transitional CC, and mature CC, and the dynamics of every point are explored via in-depth, cross-cultural case stories encompassing the continuum among traditional humans and ethical leaders.

The paradigmatic barriers of present schooling and social technological know-how from the prespective of the normative build of serious realization are tested, and a starting place is equipped for re-thinking modern academic imaginative and prescient. This paintings additionally explores the rising religious psychology of integration on the flip of the century, because it starts to bridge the cut up among thought and praxis, to give a contribution extra totally to the worldwide efforts to conform a civil society, in keeping with justice and solidarity in diversity.

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