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Liberal democracy and political education

John Gregory Uhr

Liberal democracy and political education

the problem of consensus

by John Gregory Uhr

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Published by s.n.] in [Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consensus (Social sciences),
  • Democracy,
  • Political science

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gregory Uhr.
    ContributionsToronto, Ont. University.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 255 leaves.
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19539712M

    Liberal democracy is a liberal political ideology and a form of government in which representative democracy operates under the principles of classical liberalism. Also called Western democracy, it is characterised by elections between multiple distinct political parties, a separation of powers into different. This book presents a compelling new theory of political education for liberal democracies. Amidst current concern over the need to encourage a morally sensitive and committed citizenry, Professor Callan's study provides a much-needed balanced discussion of the proper ends of education, as well as the moral rights of parents and children.

    This book reflects on the paradoxical relationship of liberal education and liberal democracy. Contributors are critical of the way higher education typically interprets its responsibility for educating citizens, and link failures to academia's neglect of certain founding principles of the American political tradition and the liberal arts ideal. Get this from a library! Creating citizens: political education and liberal democracy. [Eamonn Callan] -- Any liberal democratic state must honour religious and cultural pluralism in its educational policies. To fail to honour them would betray ideals of freedom and toleration fundamental to liberal.

    Will Kymlicka (Canada, –) tries in his philosophy to determine if forms of ethnic or minority nationalism are compatible with liberal-democratic principles of individual freedom, social equality and political democracy. In his book Multicultural Citizenship.   Even liberal democracy’s loyal proponents are given to wondering whether the very principles and institutions that enable governments grounded in freedom and equality to safeguard human rights.


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What is the role of political education in liberal democracies. This question, which is at the heart of recent debates in the US over federal funding of private schools, forms the core of this book. The problem of political education is to ensure the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy while remaining open to a diversity of conduct and beliefs that may threaten those Cited by: The essays in this book reflect on the paradoxical relationship of liberal education and liberal democracy.

Liberal education emphasizes knowledge for its own sake, detached from all instrumental purposes. It also aims at liberation from the manifold sources of unfreedom, including political sources.5/5(1).

Liberal education emphasizes knowledge for its own sake, detached from all instrumental purposes. It also aims at liberation from the manifold sources of unfreedom, including political sources. In this sense, liberal education is negative, questioning any and all The essays in this book reflect on the paradoxical relationship of liberal Reviews: 1.

The problem of education in liberal democracies is to ensure the intergenerational continuity of their constitutive political ideals while remaining open to a diversity of conduct and belief that sometimes threatens those ideals. Creating Citizens addresses this : Eamonn Callan. This question, which is at the heart of recent debates in the US over federal funding of private schools, forms the core of this book.

The problem of political education is to ensure the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy while remaining open to a diversity of conduct and beliefs that may threaten those ideals/5.

This timely and important book presents a compelling new theory of political education for liberal democracies. Amidst current concern over the need to encourage a morally sensitive and committed citizenry, Professor Callan's study provides a much-needed balanced discussion of the proper ends of education, as well as the moral rights of parents and : Eamonn Callan.

The problem of political education is to ensure the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy while remaining open to a diversity of conduct and beliefs that may threaten those ideals. In Creating Citizens, Eamonn Callan, one of the world's foremost philosophers of education, identifies both the principal ends of civic education and the rights Author: Eamonn Callan.

THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF LIBERAL DEMOCRACY* Sharun Mukand Dani Rodrik Department of Economics John F. Kennedy School of Government University of Warwick Harvard University Coventry CV4 7AL Cambridge, MA United Kingdom U.S.A.

Draft. July * This paper was written at the Institute for Advanced Study, to which we are grateful for. Liberal Education & Liberal Democracy From the beginning of the American Republic, our best statesman and thinkers have seen an essential connection between liberal democracy and liberal education.

According to Thomas Jefferson, the extensive educational plan he proposed for his native Virginia was a necessary means for “rendering the people Author: Broberts.

The problem of political education is to ensure the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy while remaining open to a diversity of conduct and beliefs that may threaten those ideals.

In Creating Citizens, Eamonn Callan, one of the world's foremost philosophers of education, identifies both the principal ends of civic education and the rights Brand: Oxford University Press. The problem of political education is therefore to ensure the continuity across generations of the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy, while remaining hospitable to a diversity of conduct and belief that sometimes threatens those very ideals.

Book Information Creating Citizens: Political Education and Liberal Democracy. By Eamonn Callan. Oxford University Press. New York. viii + Free Speech and Liberal Education: to both liberal education and the prospects of liberal democracy.

Meiklejohn Professor of Political Science Emeritus and. The problem of political education is therefore to ensure the continuity across generations of the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy, while remaining hospitable to a diversity ofconduct and belief that sometimes threatens those very ideals.

Creating Citizens addresses this. Beyond Liberal Democracy pulls many of these strands together in a stimulating, readable, and often humorous fashion. This book is a must for anyone involved with or concerned about China and the other important countries marked by Confucian political-legal culture.

The book will be of significant interest to students and scholars of education, sociology, normative statehood, democracy, and liberal political culture, particularly those working in the areas of civic education; as well as education : Palgrave Macmillan.

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This timely and important book presents a compelling new theory of political education for liberal democracies. Amidst current concern over the need to encourage a morally sensitive and committed citizenry, Professor Callan's study provides a much-needed balanced discussion of the proper ends of education, as well as the moral rights of parents.

The problem of political education is therefore to ensure the continuity across generations of the constitutive ideals of liberal democracy, while remaining hospitable to a diversity of conduct and belief that sometimes threatens those very ideals.

Creating Citizens addresses this crucial problem. In lucid and elegant prose, Professor Callan Author: Eamonn Callan.

The book makes a substantial contribution to the current debate about democracy, by emphasising the central importance of education to political thought and practice, and suggests that only an education system based on liberal democratic principles can offer the possibility of a genuinely free society.

The Political Morality of Liberal Democracy is an important and timely book, with much to offer those working in political philosophy and constitutional law. It brings together in a unified theory the many ideas of one of our most distinguished commentators on the proper role of religion in law and political by:   That is, liberal democracy--a state that is both liberal in its view of freedom and democratic in its functioning, as opposed to say an illiberal democracy, a liberal despotism, or an illiberal despotism--requires a certain sort of citizens in order to continue to function/5.Get this from a library!

Creating citizens: political education and liberal democracy. [Eamonn Callan] -- What is the role of political education in liberal democracies?

This question, which is at the heart of recent debates in the US over federal funding of private schools, forms the core of this book.