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Covaleskie, John – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2017
In this article, John Covaleskie briefly sketches a set of interlocking propositions about democratic education. First, he argues that "democratic life places moral demands on those who hold the office of citizen": democratic citizenship requires a certain degree of particular virtues, where virtue requires the development of both…
Descriptors: Democracy, Moral Values, Community, Justice
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Burch, Kerry – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2009
This essay explores the ways in which the ancient Greek concept of parrhesia, defined as "frank speech and telling the truth as one sees it," can help facilitate the development of both intellectual courage and democracy as a way of life. It theorizes dimensions of parrhesia for the purpose of better educating a civic self-image rooted…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Federal Legislation, Democracy, Foreign Countries
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Covaleskie, John F. – Philosophical Studies in Education, 2006
In this article, John F. Covaleskie considers a threefold question: (1) what is the nature of the sort of liberty that enables one to live as a free person, but also bound by the requirements of democratic citizenship; (2) what is the nature of the virtues that make this sort of person possible; and (3) what is the nature of the educational…
Descriptors: Freedom, Discipline, Democratic Values, Values Education