Chapter 37. Education

  1. R. G. Frey and
  2. Christopher Heath Wellman
  1. Amy Gutmann

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch37

A Companion to Applied Ethics

A Companion to Applied Ethics

How to Cite

Gutmann, A. (2005) Education, in A Companion to Applied Ethics (eds R. G. Frey and C. Heath Wellman), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996621.ch37

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557865946

Online ISBN: 9780470996621



  • ethics of education;
  • multiple educational aims and authorities;
  • democratic society;
  • liberalism;
  • parents as educational authorities


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Multiple Educational Aims and Authorities

  • Vouchers, Parental Choice, and Public Voice

  • Curricular Controversies in a Multicultural Society

  • Educating Cosmopolitans or Patriots?

  • Affirmative Action, Academic Freedom, and Higher Education

  • Democracy, Democratic Education, and Deliberation

  • Acknowldgements