Peters, Richard S., "Aims of Education-A Conceptual Inquiry," pp. 1-32 in Brian Crittenden, ed., Philosophy and Education. New York: Teachers College Press for OISE, 1967. Reprinted pp. 11-57 in Richard S. Peters, ed., The Philosophy of Education. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1973.*


An analysis of the concepts education and aims fusing content and procedure, with implications for educational theory; critiques and reply by the author.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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