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Philosophy of Education

Student Rights: A Philosophical Framework

David Moshman | Posted 09.01.2013 | Books
David Moshman

Schools need not and should not limit student rights to the maximum extent legally permitted. They should engage in serious ethical analysis and do the right thing, which often means protecting and promoting student rights beyond what the law requires.

Post-Election Schooling Blues: Children Are Not Widgets

Susan D. Blum | Posted 01.13.2013 | Education
Susan D. Blum

Radical education and radical politics do go together, because they both challenge the model of the person and the relations among them. So those suspicious of our president because of his ties to such a radical thinker may be somewhat correct.

You're Making Bad Educational Choices

Pamela J. Stubbart | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Pamela J. Stubbart

The purpose of education is subjective, and depends on each person's needs, characteristics, and interests.

Education Has No Purpose

Pamela J. Stubbart | Posted 09.17.2012 | Education
Pamela J. Stubbart

Even if we carefully keep in mind the wide range of formal and informal activities that comprise "education," the question regarding its purpose still misleads. The Question implicitly assumes that education does, in fact, have a purpose.