David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Philosophy of Education 43 (1):45-56 (2009)
The aim of this article is to outline the basis for a comprehensive account of educational rights. It begins by acknowledging the difficulties posed by diversity, and defends a conception of universal human rights that limits parental educational discretion. Against the backdrop of the literature of public reason and fair equality of opportunity, it sketches arguments for the existence of rights to education of some specific kinds. Those rights, and associated educational purposes, are systematised on the basis of a conception of education as initiation into practices that express human flourishing.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Harry Brighouse (2005). On Education. Routledge.
Allen Buchanan (2004). Political Liberalism and Social Epistemology. Philosophy and Public Affairs 32 (2):95–130.
Randall Curren (1996). A Companion to the Philosophy of Education. In Dennis M. Patterson (ed.), A Companion to Philosophy of Law and Legal Theory. Blackwell Publishers.
Randall Curren (2006). Developmental Liberalism. Educational Theory 56 (4):451-468.
Randall R. Curren (2000). Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Education. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
Citations of this work BETA
Christopher Martin (2011). Education Without Moral Worth? Kantian Moral Theory and the Obligation to Educate Others. Journal of Philosophy of Education 45 (3):475-492.
Tristan McCowan (2012). Is There a Universal Right to Higher Education? British Journal of Educational Studies 60 (2):111 - 128.
Similar books and articles
Abraham Magendzo (1994). Tensions and Dilemmas About Education in Human Rights in Democracy. Journal of Moral Education 23 (3):251-259.
Dieter Misgeld (1994). Human Rights and Education: Conclusions From Some Latin American Experiences. Journal of Moral Education 23 (3):239-250.
Mary M. Brabeck & Lauren Rogers (2000). Human Rights as a Moral Issue: Lessons for Moral Educators From Human Rights Work. Journal of Moral Education 29 (2):167-182.
Desh Raj Sirswal (2011). DR. AMBEDKAR'S IDEAS ON EDUCATION AND SOCIAL CHANGE. Wesleyan Journal of Research 4 (01):180-183.
Hugh Starkey (1992). Back to Basic Values: Education for Justice and Peace in the World. Journal of Moral Education 21 (3):185-192.
Elizabeth Dickson (2012). A Communitarian Theory of the Education Rights of Students with Disabilities. Educational Philosophy and Theory 44 (10):1093-1109.
Sigal Ben-Porath (2012). Defending Rights in (Special) Education. Educational Theory 62 (1):25-39.
Joel H. Spring (2006). Wheels in the Head: Educational Philosophies of Authority, Freedom, and Culture From Socrates to Human Rights. L. Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.
Joseph Wronka (1994). Human Rights and Social Policy in the United States: An Educational Agenda for the 21st Century. Journal of Moral Education 23 (3):261-272.
Pradeep Dhillon (2011). The Role of Education in Freedom From Poverty as a Human Right. Educational Philosophy and Theory 43 (3):249-259.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads58 ( #38,200 of 1,696,294 )
Recent downloads (6 months)6 ( #92,220 of 1,696,294 )
How can I increase my downloads?