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The Aims of Education : Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education (Numbered) - Roger Marples

The Aims of Education

Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education (Numbered)

By: Roger Marples (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 29th July 1999
ISBN: 9780415157391
Number Of Pages: 224

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Here international philosophers of education explore and question diverse strains of the liberal tradition, discussing not only autonomy but other key issues such as:
* social justice
* national identity
* curriculum
* critical thinking
* social practices.
The contributors write from a variety of standpoints, offering many interpretations of what liberalism might mean in educational terms.

Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
Preface
Aims! Whose Aims?
"Or what's heaven for?" The Importance of Aims in Education
The Aims of Education and the Philosophy of Education: The Pathology of an Argument
Education Without Aims
Liberalism, Citizenship and the Private Interest in Schooling
Liberalism and Critical Thinking: On the Relation between Political Ideal and an Aim of Education
Autonomy as an Educational Aim
Critical Thinking as an Aim of Education
The Place of National Identity in the Aims of Education
Self Determination as an Educational Aim
The Nature of Educational Aims
Well-Being as an Aim of Education
Aiming for a Fair Education: What Use if Philosophy?
Neglected Educational Aims: Moral Seriousness and Social Commitment
Reality and Illusion in Rational Curriculum Planning
In Defence of Liberal Aims in Education
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ISBN: 9780415157391
ISBN-10: 0415157390
Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education (Numbered)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 29th July 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.28 x 15.7  x 2.26
Weight (kg): 0.47
Edition Number: 1