教育學報



全球化發展與儒家價值教育的資源

2004.第32卷第2期(Vol. 32 No. 2).pp. 1–37

 

全球化發展與儒家價值教育的資源

Globalization and the Resource of Confucian Values Education

劉國強(Kwok-Keung LAU)

摘要

本文首先對「全球化」的概念略作探討,然後考察全球化所帶來經濟、政治與社會生活的變化,進而審視全球化所引生的問題和對教育的挑戰。文章並指出目前全球化的本質仍限於經濟與資訊的全球一體化,而全球化對教育帶來的挑戰仍然是科技發展、工商業文明所引生的人的主體喪失與價值失落問題的延續。儒家以德育為中心的人本主義價值教育,其重視人的主體性,重視生命的直接照面,是具有針砭當前重智的科技工業文明、資本主義文化的弊端,而有救蔽補偏的作用。

Abstract

After a brief inquiry into the meanings and definitions of the concept of globalization, this article investigates the economic, political, and social changes caused by globalization. It then looks into the educational problems and challenges that educators have to face. The article contends that the recent development of globalization is limited to the scopes of information and economic arenas. The education challenges that globalization aroused are basically the loss of value and human subjectivity, which is the extension of the problems resulting from scientific-cum-industrial-commercial culture of the past centuries. Confucian humanistic values education, with moral education as its core, is remedial for the scientific, industrial, and capitalistic culture since Confucianism emphasizes human subjectivity and directs life experiences.