Philosophy and moral (and political) education

Journal of Philosophy of Education 13 (1):21–32 (1979)
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Abstract

The relation between moral philosophy and moral practice is itself philosophically controversial. nor is there any one determinate formula through which to express the relations between the basic principles of morality and of rationality itself. the concepts of the moral and the political are both 'essentially contestable' and so too is the nature of their relations; that is, their analysis is itself of moral and political import. nevertheless, in periods of overall stability, this contestability may hardly be apparent. all this, and its connection with philosophy's fundamental commitment to questioning and self-awareness has a deep significance for moral (and political) education

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Concepts, contestability and the philosophy of education.John Wilson - 1981 - Journal of Philosophy of Education 15 (1):3–15.

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