Reading R. S. Peters Today: Analysis, Ethics, and the Aims of Education

Reading R. S. Peters Today: Analysis, Ethics, and the Aims of Education

Editor(s): Stefaan E. Cuypers, Christopher Martin

Published Online: 8 SEP 2011 10:21AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444332964

Online ISBN: 9781444346497

DOI: 10.1002/9781444346497

About this Book

Reading R. S. Peters Today: Analysis, Ethics and the Aims of Education reassesses British philosopher Richard Stanley Peters' educational writings by examining them against the most recent developments in philosophy and practice.

  • Critically reassesses R. S. Peters, a philosopher who had a profound influence on a generation of educationalists
  • Brings clarity to a number of key educational questions
  • Exposes mainstream, orthodox arguments to sympathetic critical scrutiny

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Conceptual Analysis of Education and Teaching

  2. Part II: The Justification of Educational Aims and the Curriculum

  3. Part III: Aspects of Ethical Development and Moral Education

  4. Part IV: Peters in Context

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