Winch, Christopher, "The Aims of Education Revisited," Journal of Philosophy of Education, 30(No. 1, 1996), 33-44.


Clarifies the necessary process of negotiating differences among values in the public sphere in order to articulate the aims of education; cites example of failure to to this in Great Britain.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Decision-making Processes, Curriculum Policies and Policy Making

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives


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