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Title:
Education, values, and mind essays for R.S. Peters
Author:
Cooper, David E. (David Edward), 1942-
ISBN:
9780203861189
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2010, c1986.
Physical Description:
1 online resource (vi, 222 p.
Series:
International library of the philosophy of education ; v. 6

International library of the philosophy of education ; v. 6.
General Note:
First published in 1986.
Contents:
Introduction -- Richard Peters's contribution to the philosophy of education / P.H. Hirst -- Richard Peters : a philosopher in the old style / R.K. Elliott -- Education, training, and the preparation of teachers / R.F. Dearden -- Education and rationality / Anthony O'Hear -- Personal authenticity and public standards : towards the transcendence of a dualism / Michael Bonnett -- Prudence and respect for persons : Peters and Kant / Alan Montefiore -- Education, liberalism and human good / John and Patricia White -- The education of the emotions / Mary Warnock -- Motivation / D.W. Hamlyn -- Human nature and potential / Israel Scheffler.
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R. S. Peters has not only been the major philosopher of education in Britain during second half of the twentieth century, but by common consent, he has transformed the subject and brought it into the mainstream of contemporary philosophy. The ten essays in this book attest to his influence whether by critical examination of his ideas or by original treatment of topics in which has has inspired a new interest.


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