R. S. Peters' Normative Conception of Education and Educational Aims

Journal of Philosophy of Education 43 (1):97-108 (2009)
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This article aims to highlight why R. S. Peters' conceptual analysis of ‘education’ was such an important contribution to the normative field of philosophy of education. In the article, I do the following: 1) explicate Peters' conception of philosophy of education as a field of philosophy and explain his approach to the philosophical analysis of concepts; 2) emphasize several (normative) features of Peters' conception of education, while pointing to a couple of oversights; and 3) suggest how Peters' analysis might be used to reinvigorate a conversation on one central educational aim—that of how we might educate citizens for the 21st century
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R. S. Peters (1973). The Philosophy of Education. [London]Oxford University Press.
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