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Liberal Theory and Education Policy

Harry Brighouse

in School Choice and Social Justice

Published in print December 2002 | ISBN: 9780199257874
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598845 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199257876.003.0001
 Liberal Theory and Education Policy

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Provides a brief sketch of liberalism, explaining the key commitments to individualism, rights, and autonomy. It explains how political philosophy should be applied to education policy, and offers a brief account of the place of the family in liberal justice.

Keywords: autonomy; education policy; family; individualism; justice; liberalism; political philosophy; rights

Chapter.  7917 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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