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The Common School and the Comprehensive Ideal : A Defence by Richard Pring with Complementary Essays, Paperback / softback Book

The Common School and the Comprehensive Ideal : A Defence by Richard Pring with Complementary Essays Paperback / softback

Edited by Mark Halstead, Graham Haydon

Part of the Journal of Philosophy of Education series

Description

A topical and provocative volume that invites consideration of the most fundamental issues concerning future educational provision: what is the purpose of our schools, and what should we do in them? Cutting-edge research by contributors who are leading figures internationally in philosophy and education, for whom these issues have been particular points of concern Includes a substantial keynote essay by leading philosopher of education, Richard Pring, which is the springboard for the complementary essays that follow Engages with questions Pring raises under five themes: defending and questioning the comprehensive ideal; common schools in multicultural societies; common schools and religion; school choice and the comprehensive ideal; and common schools and inclusion Dedicated to the memory of Terence H.

McLaughlin, whose tireless pursuit of the philosophical questions and challenges raised by the common school and the comprehensive ideal is emulated in these pages

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Society & social sciences
  • ISBN: 9781405187381

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