Reconstruction on the Epistemology of Moral and Character Education in Pencak Silat

Suryo Ediyono

Abstract

Human’s essence lies on their intelligence. Epistemology comes into existence as a logical consequence because the human mind constantly seeks to make philosophical reflection. The martial arts or Pencak silat as the indigenous heritage of Indonesians, in addition to teaching excellent moral character it also encourages the practitioners to always uphold the religious and Pancasila values. In reconstructing the epistemology of moral and character education in the society members of martial arts organization whose vision of the future should be aimed at three things. First, an increase in their ability to cope with the problems of contemporary life through adhering to the guidelines of religious and Pancasila values. Second, having sensitivity to absorb the latest developments so that moral education and character are responsive in upholding to the source of religious teachings and Pancasila. Third, the internalization of religious and Pancasila values to the members in the face of modern advancement. This study uses hermeneutic reflection method which engages descriptive, comparative, and critical reflection analysis to find a comprehensive understanding. The result is that the philosophy of martial arts essentially seeks to find the real truth that the views and wisdom of human life associated with cultural, social, moral, and religious values characterizing the Indonesian culture. Martial arts philosophy realizes the fighters as the God's and individual and social being creatures. A fighter is required to have an attitude of taqwa ‘piety’, tanggap ‘responsive’, tangguh ‘resilient’, tanggon and trengginas. The noble values of the martial arts reflect educational material to create man of noble characters.

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Ediyono S. (2017). Reconstruction on the Epistemology of Moral and Character Education in Pencak Silat.In 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 2: ICSE, ISBN 978-989-758-316-2, pages 343-348. DOI: 10.5220/0007109409830988


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@conference{icse17,
author={Suryo Ediyono},
title={Reconstruction on the Epistemology of Moral and Character Education in Pencak Silat},
booktitle={2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 2: ICSE,},
year={2017},
pages={343-348},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0007109409830988},
isbn={978-989-758-316-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF

JO - 2nd International Conference on Sociology Education - Volume 2: ICSE,
TI - Reconstruction on the Epistemology of Moral and Character Education in Pencak Silat
SN - 978-989-758-316-2
AU - Ediyono S.
PY - 2017
SP - 343
EP - 348
DO - 10.5220/0007109409830988