David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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The concepts of autonomy and of critical thinking play a central role in many contemporary accounts of the aims of education. This book analyses their relationship to each other and to education, exploring their roles in mortality and politics before examining the role of critical thinking in fulfilling the educational aim of preparing young people for autonomy. The author analyses different senses of the terms 'autonomy' and 'critical thinking' and the implications for education. Implications of the discussion for contemporary practice are also considered.
|Keywords||Education Aims and objectives Autonomy (Philosophy Critical thinking|
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Stefaan E. Cuypers (2009). Autonomy in R. S. Peters' Educational Theory. Journal of Philosophy of Education 43 (1):189-207.
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