On Throwing Out Babies, and Other Metaphors: A Comment on Bowers's Review of The Technological Conscience
by Manfred Stanley - 1981
The author comments on two of Professor Bowers's critical remarks that raise what appear to him as overarching problems of interpretation regarding virtually all philosophically rich proposals for educational reform. The topics embodied in these criticisms are: the sociology of knowledge as a theoretical foundation for antitechnicist educational practice, and the question of whether Western civilization should or should not have a privileged moral status in Western educators' conceptions of their own practice.
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