ABSTRACT

This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book discusses the importance of the moral ends of professional practice and an understanding of moral agency across all professions and argues that professional education should not shy away from the normativity of professional work. It describes a workshop held in the UK in which the ‘Philosophy for Children’ (P4C) model was used as the basis of ‘Philosophy for Teachers’. The book shows that the education of school psychologists and business education, respectively. It also shows how the omnipresence of the discourse of professionalism in medical education has led to a conceptual ‘eclipse’ of ethics education. The education of school psychologists must include the development of an understanding of the inevitability of the ‘aporia’ as well as the ability to dwell in it.