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Philosophy of Education

Philosophy for children study

Results of this study posted here.

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The Liberal Arts as Conversation: traditionalism, careerism, and activism

This from Jack Kerwick in Academic Questions Undoubtedly, more confusion abounds at present over the nature of a liberal arts education than at any other time. In what follows, I explore three…

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Rationalism and Teaching the Constitution

Elizabeth Corey’s recent discussion in Academic Questions. An extract below: Oakeshott’s Critique In his most famous essay, “Rationalism in Politics,” published in a book of the same name, Oakeshott calls the…

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A New Look at Michael Oakeshott

Lee Auspitz looks at the recent spate of Oakeshottiana in the Claremont Review of Books Spring 2014, Vol. XIV, No. 2: 54-59.

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Why Study Philosophy?

This from The Atlantic.

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The arts are key to student success

The philosopher of jazz (and music), Wynton Marsalis has, as usual, nailed it. We hear widespread calls for “outcomes” we can measure and for education geared to specific employment needs, but…

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Review of Franco-Marsh Companion

Review essay of A Companion to Michael Oakeshott CONVERSATIONS WITH MICHAEL OAKESHOTT – AN INTERLUDE TO OAKESHOTT SCHOLARSHIP by Suvi Soininen Redescriptions: yearbook of political thought, conceptual history and feminist theory. 2012/2013,…

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