Existential Education


by Donald Cowan 1981

Peter Abbs, a highly persuasive lecturer in education at Sussex University, has buckled on armor to challenge society-in the United States as well as Britain-through a radical revisioning of the aims of contemporary education. The three books here under review set forth the present state of his challenge: first, a bill of particulars against a civilization dominated by a voracious industry and, second, a proposal for correction through the establishment of a single small college devoted to the formation of teachers capable of raising up a new, truly human, generation.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 83 Number 1, 1981, p. 121-127
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 10680, Date Accessed: 12/15/2017 10:54:54 AM

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