Robert E. Carter

Robert E. Carter
Trent University · Department of Philosophy

M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

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Introduction
Robert E. Carter is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Philosophy, Trent University. Robert does research in East Asian Philosphy and Religion, Metaphysics, Aesthetics and Ethics. His most recent publications are "The Japanese Arts and Self-Cultivation" (SUNY Press), "The Kyoto School: An Introduction" SUNY Press), and an essay in the Oxford University Press Encyclopedia of Japanese Philosophy entitled "Japanese Ethics."

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and Keywords Ethics in Japan consists of a demand to show compassion (fellow-feeling or human-heartedness) in one's dealings with others and with the world of nature. A key approach for the teaching of human-heartedness is through the "Japanese arts," such as the ways of tea, flowers, calligraphy, landscape design, and the indigenous martial art ca...
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In the January 2011 issue of this journal, I reviewed the first five volumes in the Frontiers of Japanese Philosophy series. Now, with two more published volumes, the total number of essays in all seven volumes totals one-hundred-and-five. These essays, of almost uniformly high quality, represent a maturation of scholarship on Japanese philosophy....
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This is an exciting collective milestone. As recently as two or three decades ago, it was something of an event to discover an essay on Japanese philosophy, in Philosophy East and West or any other major philosophical journal. Now, with the publication of five new volumes (stemming from symposia and workshops in Nagoya, Hong Kong, Berlin, and Montr...
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The idea of nothingness has been viewed as neither a vital nor a positive element in Western philosophy or theology. With the exception of a handful of mystics, nothingness has been taken to refer to the negation of being, or to some theoretical void. By contrast, the Japanese philosopher Nishida Kitarō gave nothingness a central role in philosophy...
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Dewey, Russell, Whitehead: Philosophers as EducatorsHendleyBrianCarbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986. Pp. xxi, 177. $19.95, $9.95 (paper) - Volume 26 Issue 4 - Robert E. Carter
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The work of Lawrence Kohlberg has become the central focus in both the research and applied dimensions of moral education. While teachers and academics are generally familiar with Kohlberg's account of his six stages of moral development, his hints about a highest and culminating seventh stage have had no sustained critique. This essay attempts to...
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Lawrence Kohlberg's work in moral education appears to be significant enough philosophically that one is tempted to use much of it to resolve basic problems of long standing. In this essay it is argued that it would prove more fruitful for Kohlberg or anyone else to avoid applying his developmentalist position to the settling of such problems as ut...
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The Structure of Value: Foundations of Scientific Axiology. By HartmanRobert S.. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press, 1967. Pp. vii, 384. $10.00; second edition, paperback, 1969, $2.85. - Volume 8 Issue 4 - Robert E. Carter

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