Thomas Lickona’s concept of character education based on two universal moral values, respect and responsibility, become very influential in the education system in Indonesia due in accordance with the purpose of education to create a good man. However, Lickona’s perception about the attitude of respect and responsibility, stuck on relativity so that the achievement of character education becomes insignificant. This is a library research through descriptive analysis of specifically Lickona’s book "Educating for Character" that is widely used as a guide to many educators in various educational institutions in Indonesia. The results showed that: (1) The term of respect and responsibility seems humanism (2) Lickona’s character education ignore the religious aspect (3) the concept of characters trapped in the relativity of values .
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