By Stephen Macedo,Yael Tamir
What are the correct goals of schooling in a liberal democracy? Given the deep war of words approximately ethical and spiritual values in sleek societies, what's the right stability among private and non-private claimants to academic authority? may still mom and dad take delivery of higher regulate over their kid's formal schooling? Are present day public colleges selling a tradition of rootless individualism? can we more and more inn to prisons and punishment rather than education and ethical schooling to regulate youngsters? And what, eventually, can be the destiny of the nice venture of racially built-in education: a venture that energized an enormous expenditure of hopes and assets within the latter 1/2 the 20 th century in the USA? may still we recommit ourselves to the right of integration, or should still we embody different, probably higher, how one can support the deprived and advertise social integration? should still we cross extra, and verify that predominantly black academic associations have intrinsic merits, corresponding to maintaining black tradition and supplying function versions for black youngsters?
As schooling reform takes middle degree those questions are on the center of what it ability to be an American and perform a democratic society. The essayists during this quantity carry philosophical, political, and criminal mirrored image to undergo at the useful questions of ways schooling might be replaced to fulfill the desires of the twenty-first century. In so doing they demonstrate a selection to light up the academic offerings that lie ahead of all glossy democracies.
Contributors: Anita L. Allen, Lawrence Blum, Harry Brighouse, Randall Curren, Peter de Marneffe, James G. Dwyer, Christopher Eisgruber, William A. Galston, Amy Gutmann, Michael W. McConnell, Rob Reich, Nancy L. Rosenblum, Yael Tamir, John Tomasi, and Andrew Valls.
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