The War for Children's Minds

The War for Children's Minds

by Stephen Law

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The War for Children's Minds by Stephen Law

First Published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134182664
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/01/2006
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
File size: 732 KB

About the Author

Stephen Law is the author of the bestselling The Philosophy Files, The Outer Limits and The Philosophy Gym. He is a contributor to The Independent on Sunday and editor of the Royal Institute of Philosophy journal Think: Philosophy for Everyone. He lectures in Philosophy at Heythrop College, University of London.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. The ‘Twisted Legacy’ of Enlightenment 2. Liberal with a Capital 'L' 3. Liberal and Authoritarian Educational Methods 4. Why Be Liberal (with a Capital 'L') 5. Different Kinds of Authority 6. The Moral Malaise and Moral Relativism 7. What’s Wrong with Moral Relativism? 8. The Great Myth and the War for Children’s Minds 9. Reason and Morality 10. Good Habits and the Rise of ‘Character Education’ 11. Tradition and Community 12. Keeping the Masses in Line 13. Conclusion and Recommendation

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