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Horace Mann's troubling legacy : the education of democratic citizens

Author: Bob Pepperman Taylor
Publisher: Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, ©2010.
Series: American political thought.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Taylor shows that Mann's ideas on civic education have had a lasting impact on the way that we in the U.S. still think today about education and its relation to our civic life. He contends that Mann's approach marginalized the role of schools in training the intellect, and that this anti-intellectual component has been retained in the current model of schooling in the U.S. Further, he contends that this leads to an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Horace Mann; Horace Mann
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Pepperman Taylor
ISBN: 9780700617456 0700617450
OCLC Number: 574924226
Description: xiii, 172 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Horace Mann's legacy --
The need for common schooling --
The ends of common schooling --
Higher education --
Democracy and education.
Series Title: American political thought.
Responsibility: Bob Pepperman Taylor.

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Reassesses Horace Mann's philosophy of civic education. Argues that Mann's approach marginalized the role of schools in training the intellect, and that this anti-intellectual component has been  Read more...

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