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1st Edition

Education and the Value of Knowledge

ISBN 9781138695139
Published February 21, 2018 by Routledge
118 Pages

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Book Description

In this title, first published in 1982, the author deals with some of the all-important questions of curriculum justification such as ‘why do we value knowledge?’; ‘why is it that we value some kinds of knowledge more than others?’; ‘can we simply receive knowledge to be good, or is our belief that it is so grounded in man’s nature, or that of k

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. Introduction: The Problem and Why It Matters  2. Some Theories of the Inherent Worth of Knowledge  3. Towards a Positive Answer  4. Suggestions for Further Reading;  References;  Index

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