9780415996068

Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalization

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    9780415996068

  • ISBN10:

    0415996066

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-08
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense of the interconnectedness of the participating societies. But unfortunately, as recent events indicate, rather than our having formed a global community, today's society is more fragmented than ever. In light of this, education faces some formidable new challenges. How do we prepare future citizens for the world they will live in? How do we teach future generations to embrace the paradox of accepting the value of multiculturalism despite the conflicts it has produced? How do we instill religious tolerance in a time when fundamentalism has become inextricably tied with terrorism? How do we promote economic growth in the face of overpopulation and its depletion of resources? The authors of this collection of essays explore these and related challenges, and they suggest some novel ways of dealing with them.

Table of Contents

Harry Brighouse (Professor, Philosophy Department, University of Wisconsin at Madison)
Co-authored with Paula McAvoy, graduate student, Educational Policy Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Should Colleges Provide a Liberal Education?
Randall Curren (Professor, Philosophy Department , University of Rochester, NY)
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Education for Global Citizenship and Sustainability
Robert Talisse (Associate Professor, Philosophy and Political Science Departments, Vanderbilt University)
Pluralism, Tolerance, and Public Education in a Liberal Society: Revisiting Mozert
Peter Simpson (Professor, Philosophy and Classics, CUNY Grad Center and Staten Island)
Global Religious Education
Richard Burnor (Professor, Philosophy Department, Felician College)
The Problem of Moral Education
Harvey Siegel (University of Miami)
Dianne Gereluk (Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Roehampton University)
Symbolic Clothing in Schools and Protecting Liberal Aims of Education
Democratic Citizenship and Cultural Difference: The Place of Reasoned
Argumentative Discourse in Public Education
Doret J. de Ruyter (Professor, Psychology and Education, Vrije University)
The Ideal of World Citizenship: Potentialities and Dangers
Meira Levinson. (Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education)
Let Us Now PraiseG+*?
Rethinking Role Models and Heroes in an Egalitarian Age
Irfan Khawaja (Philosophy Department, University of Notre Dame)
Why They Hate Us: A Pedagogical Proposal
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