Autonomy in R. S. Peters' Educational Theory

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  • STEFAAN E. CUYPERS

    1. Institute of Philosophy, Centre for Logic and Analytical Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kardinaal Mercierplein 2, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium
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Correspondence: Stefaan E. Cuypers, Institute of Philosophy, Centre for Logic and Analytical Philosophy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Kardinaal Mercierplein 2, B-3000 Leuven, Belgium.
E-mail:Stefaan.Cuypers@hiw.kuleuven.be

Abstract

Autonomy is, among other things, an actual psychological condition, a capacity that can be developed, and an educational ideal. This paper contextualises, analyses, criticises and extends the theory of Richard S. Peters on these three aspects of autonomy.

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