Launching the Exploration.- Connecting Ethics with High Ability: An Interdisciplinary Approach.- ETHICAL LEADERSHIP.- Reflections on Ethical Leadership.- Moral Leadership, Effective Leadership, and Intellectual Giftedness: Problems, Parallels, and Possibilities.- INTERDISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON ETHICS.- Morality and High Ability: Navigating a Landscape of Altruism and Malevolence.- Identity, Moral Choice, and the Moral Imagination: Is There a Neuroscientific Foundation for Altruism?.- The Efficient Drowning of a Nation: Is Economics Education Warping Gifted Minds and Eroding Human Prospects?.- The Continuous Nature of Moral Creativity.- Critical Thinking, Creativity, Ethical Reasoning: A Unity of Opposites.- Quantum Creativity in Business.- What Cognitive Science Brings to Ethics.- Constructing Selves.- Reflections on the Philosophy of Nonviolence and Peace Studies.- EMOTION, AFFECT, AND THE INNER JOURNEY.- Moral Sensitivity in Young Gifted Children.- The Inner World of the Young and Bright.- Depth Psychology and Integrity.- RECOGNIZING AND GUIDING ETHICAL HIGH ABILITY.- Morality, Ethics and Good Work: Young People's Respectful and Ethical Minds .- Gifted Minds and Cultural Differences: Facts vs. Values.- Eastern Perspectives: Moral and Volitional Education of Gifted Students.- Giftedness and Moral Promise.- Self-Actualization and Morality of the Gifted: Environmental, Familial, and Personal Factors.- Teaching for Intellectual and Emotional Learning (TIEL): Bringing Thinking and Moral-Ethical Learning into Classrooms.- Moral Development in Preparing Gifted Students for Global Citizenship.- Growing Up Smart and Criminal.- Character Problems: Justifications of Character Education Programs, Compulsory Schooling, and Gifted Education.- WHERE WE'VE BEEN AND WHERE WE'RE GOING.- Capitalizing on Cognitive Diversity in Explorations of Ethical High Ability.
Morality, Ethics and Gifted Minds explores much of the current wisdom on ethics and morality while developing new perspectives on the ethical dimensions of high ability. Prominent authors from diverse disciplines are brought together, recognizing that no single discipline can capture the essence and entirety of nettlesome, complex, multidimensional moral issues. More specifically, the book explores new dimensions of ethics and morality; magnifies the importance of applying highly intelligent minds to ethical issues while developing ways to strengthen the ethical awareness of the creative and gifted, and brings diverse, interdisciplinary perspectives to bear on these issues.
Features interdisciplinary and well respected contributors
Links morality, ethics, and giftedness in a unique way
Uses educational tools to solve problems in socioeconomic, political, and cultural arenas