New PDF release: A New Vision of Liberal Education: The good of the

By Alistair Miller

ISBN-10: 1138555428

ISBN-13: 9781138555426

ISBN-10: 1138923591

ISBN-13: 9781138923591

‘This is a really very important e-book. splendidly good researched and written, it develops a strong argument approximately how we should always conceive of the goals of schooling and layout curricula. it may outline the sector for a truly enormous interval of time.’ - Professor Michael J Reiss, Institute of schooling, college of London, UK


Many philosophers of schooling think that the most target of schooling is to endow scholars with own autonomy, generating electorate who're reflective, make rational offerings, and publish their values and ideology to severe scrutiny. This ebook argues that the ‘good existence’ don't need to be the lifetime of the thinker, baby-kisser or severe philosopher, yet that a regular ‘unexamined’ existence can also be worthy dwelling. significant to this moral lifestyles is the engagement in priceless actions or ‘practices’, and how to organize scholars for his or her engagement in those practices is to domesticate a number of ethical and highbrow virtues.

In this ebook, Alistair Miller brings jointly quite a number philosophical and old views to argue for a brand new imaginative and prescient of liberal schooling: liberal within the experience that it types an ethical and cultural inheritance, new within the experience that it is going to permit all scholars to steer flourishing lives. Divided into sections, the 1st a part of the e-book seeks to set up the justified goals of schooling in a liberal democratic society; the second one half explores the character of the varsity curriculum that would appreciate those goals.

A New imaginative and prescient of Liberal Education will attract researchers, teachers and postgraduate scholars within the fields of philosophy of schooling, ethical and values schooling, liberal schooling, and curriculum studies.

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