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Schinkel, Anders; de Ruyter, Doret; Steutel, Jan – Theory and Research in Education, 2010
The development of autonomy in children is a central concern of liberal philosophers of education. We endorse the liberal intuition that autonomy matters and that it is an appropriate aim of education. However, we divert from autonomy liberals, who defend a rather limited and demanding conception of autonomy that is closely connected with skills…
Descriptors: Children, Personal Autonomy, Educational Philosophy, Religious Education
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Spiecker, Ben; De Ruyter, Doret; Steutel, Jan – Theory and Research in Education, 2006
Both diversity and autonomy liberals agree that adults have the right to exit from voluntary associations. As children do not have this right, the paradoxical character of the upbringing of children in fundamentalist and ultra-orthodox communities is evident. Diversity liberals like Galston and Spinner-Halev seem to take an ambivalent position…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Age Differences, Personal Autonomy
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Spiecker, Ben; Steutel, Jan; de Ruyter, Doret – Theory and Research in Education, 2004
This article evaluates the credo "integration while maintaining one's identity" with the help of psychological arguments. First, it explores the requirements of being a good citizen in a liberal democracy. Following Rawls, we state that justice is the cardinal liberal virtue and that this virtue includes having the disposition to respect…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Democracy, Citizenship Education, Psychology