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Education and the Social Order

Education and the Social Order (Paperback)

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Despite the disastrous failure of his one practical attempt to create a perfect school, Russell constantly strove to invent a system of education free from repression. Here Russell dissects the motives behind much educational theory and practice - and attacks the influence of chauvanism, snobbery and money. Energetically discussed and debated are discipline, natural ability, competition, class distinction, bureaucracy, finance, religion, sex education, state versus private schools, education in Russia, indoctrination, the home environment and many other topics. Described by reviewers as 'brilliant', 'provocative', 'sane', 'stimulating', 'practical', and 'original', this book contains the essence of Russell's thought on education and society.

EducationEducation TheoryPhilosophy & theory of education Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 14/04/1980 ISBN-13: 9780415079167  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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