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    Liberalism, Parental Rights, Pupils' Autonomy and Education.Basil R. Singh - 1998 - Educational Studies 24 (2):165-182.
    Summary Liberals, from Mill to Rawls see personal autonomy as paramount in civil society. They see human dignity to consist essentially in personal autonomy, that is, ?in the ability of each person to determine for himself or herself a view of the good life? (Taylor, C. (1992) p. 27). Multiculturalism and ?The Politics of Recognition? p. 57 (Princeton, Princeton University Press). This emphasis on personal autonomy underlies much of liberal emphasis on freedom of conscience, justice, rights and fairness. Its core (...)
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    Liberalism, Communitarianism and Discussion Method as a Means of Reconciling Controversial Moral Issues.Basil R. Singh - 1997 - Educational Studies 23 (2):169-184.
    While liberals see personal autonomy as paramount in civil society and as intrinsic to human dignity and human rights, others, such as communitarians, see group rights as intrinsic to human development and human welfare. Thus, while generally liberals give no or very little place in their thinking to right-bearing groups or collective entities, others see communities as conditions for self-fulfilment and individual freedom. This paper explores these two positions and argues that a cultural, pluralist, democratic society will be characterised by (...)
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    Liberal Values, Group Rights, and Multicultural Education.Basil R. Singh - 1998 - Paideusis: Journal of the Canadian Philosophy of Education Society 12 (1):37-47.