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Education and the Social Order





ISBN 9780415487351
Published August 24, 2009 by Routledge
192 Pages

 
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Bertrand Russell was renowned for his provocative views on education. Considered an educational innovator, Russell attempted to create the perfect learning institution. Despite the failure of this practical vision, it did not stop him from continuing to strive towards inventing and arguing for a system of education free from repression. In Education and the Social Order, Russell dissects the motives behind educational theory and practice, and in doing so lays out original and controversial arguments for the reformation of the education of the individual.

Table of Contents

1. The Individual verses the Citizen 2. The Negative Theory of Education 3. Education and Heredity 4. Emotion and Discipline 5. Home verses School 6. Aristocrats, Democrats, and Bureaucrats 7. The Herd in Education 8. Religion in Education 9. Sex in Education 10. Patriotism in Education Index

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Bertrand Russell (1872-1970). A celebrated mathematician and logician, Russell was and remains one of the most genuinely widely read and popular philosophers of modern times.