Faculty Professional Morality with Chinese Characteristics: A Comparative Perspective

  • Xudong ZhuEmail author
  • Jian Li
Part of the Perspectives on Rethinking and Reforming Education book series (PRRE)


This chapter explores the rationale of Chinese faculty professional morality through historical comparisons of the elements of faculty professional morality between Western and Eastern. First, the study synthesizes Western faculty professional morality as deontology, utilitarianism and egoism-focused ethics, reasoning competencies, civic-dominated moral and modern faculty morality, and identity-oriented professional ethics-oriented contemporary faculty morality.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EducationBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina
  2. 2.Faculty of EducationBeijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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