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Objections to Educational Equality

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/10.1093/0199257876.003.0007
 Objections to Educational Equality

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Responds to a series of objections to the principle of educational equality, including the argument from elitism, the argument from the value of the family, libertarian arguments that reject redistribution even in the service of equal opportunity, and arguments that claim that only an adequate education is required as a matter of justice.

Keywords: educational equality; elitism; equal opportunity; family; libertarianism

Chapter.  9531 words. 

Subjects: Political Theory

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