Moral-Democratic Competence

This is the ability to cope with problems and conflicts on the basis of moral principles through deliberation and discussion, instead of through using violence and deceit, or bowing down to others.

Obviously, a democratic, peaceful living together is possible only if all citizens get an opportunity to develop a minimum amount of moral-democratic competence.

Proving such opportunities is the foremost task of education in a democracy.

Georg Lind

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KMDD Workshop-Seminars:
Forstering moral-democratic competence*

Symposia and Lectures on
Moral competence

Former events

blue 29. Okt. - 2. Nov. 2018 (Herbstferien)
Workshop. Volkshochschule Konstanz (deutsch)
. Anmeldeschluss: 5. Okt. 2018. Article: "Diskussion Theater")

blue 28-30 Nov. 2018 und 11-13 Febr. 2019.
Workshop. Sächsisches Landesamt für Schule und Bildung (LASUB), Meissen, (in preparation).

* Please register as early as possible to get all the information.

blue Sept, 2018
Moral competence: Its nature, relevance, and education. Presentation and discussion with Dr. Georg Lind, at the Ethis Department, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia. (paper)

blue October 11th - 13th, 2018.
Symposium "Moral Competence - Its Nature, its Relevance, and Its Education," in Chemnitz, Germany.
Program and registration.

blue 1. Okt. 2018, 19.30 Uhr
"Förderung der Demokratiekompetenz mit dem Diskussions-Theater". Lecture by Dr. Georg Lind. Location: vhs Konstanz. Paper:"Diskussion Theater"

blue 30. Okt. 2018, 19.30 Uhr
Intereuropäisches und interdisziplinäres Gespräch zwischen der Philosophin Prof. Dr. Ewa Nowak, Poznan, und dem Psychologen apl. Prof. em. Dr. Georg Lind, Konstanz: "Demokratie trifft moralische Kompetenz: Wo? Im Kopf eben". Ort: vhs Landkreis Konstanz. Artikel "Demokratiekompetenz".

blue 16. Januar 2019
Der EU-Abgeordnete Sven Giegold im Gespräch mit apl. Prof. Georg Lind: Europa am Scheideweg? Wie können wir die Menschen besser auf eine Zusammenleben in Europa vorbereiten?

blue 31. Januar 2019
Diskussions-Theater "Reden & Zuhören", Director/Announcer: Dr. Georg Lind. Host: Katholische Hochschulgemeinde Konstanz. (in preparation)

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Ewa Nowak, Dawn Schrader & Boris Zizek, eds.: Educating Competencies for Democracy. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Georg Lind: How to teach morality. Promoting Deliberation and discussion, reducing violence and deceit. Berlin: Logos. Georg Lind, Hans A. Hartmann & R. Wakenhut, eds.: Moral Development and the Social Environment. Chicago: Precedent Publ.
Republication2010 by Transaction Publisher.
Also available as Google Books 
Marcia Schillinger: Learning environment and moral development: How university education fosters moral judgment competence in Brazil and two German-speaking countries. Aachen: Shaker.

Kay Hemmerling: Morality Behind Bars. An Intervention Study on Fostering Moral Competence in Prisoners as a New Approach to Social Rehabilitation. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.

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