Ethics and Education

Ethics and Education

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First published in 1966, this book was written to serve as an introductory textbook in the philosophy of education, focusing on ethics and social philosophy. It presents a distinctive point of view both about education and ethical theory and arrived at a time when education was a matter of great public concern. It looks at questions such as 'What do we actually mean by education?' and provides a proper ethical foundation for education in a democratic society. The book will appeal to both teachers and students of philosophy as well as more

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  • Hardback | 334 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 25.4mm | 521g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138890413
  • 9781138890411

Table of contents

Preface; Interoduction; Part One: The Concept of 'Education' 1. Criteria of 'Education' 2. Education as Initiation; Appendix to Part One Part Two: Ethical Foundations of Education 3. Classical Theories of Justification 4. Equality 5. Worth-While Activities 6. The Consideration of Interests 7. Freedom 8. Respect for Persons, Fraternity and the Concept of Man Part Three: Education and Social Control 9. Authority and Education 10. Punishment and Discipline 11. Democracy and Education; Indexshow more