Kristjansson, Kristjan, Flourishing as the Aim of Education: A Neo-Aristotelian View. New York: Routledge, 2020.


Reviews, analyzes, critiques, and re-conceives the concept of human flourishing as the aim of education, as conceived by dozens of philosophers and educators; shows how the concept needs to go beyond an Aristotelian view; an exemplary philosophical work.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Anlaysis, Philosophical Inquiry-Ampiiative Criticism

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives


Printing CIRS:

To print the citation, use CTRL-P for PC or ⌘ P for Mac