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Education and Knowledge : The Structured Misrepresentation of Reality (Reprint) (Hardcover) (Kevin

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In this book, first published in 1979, Kevin Harris explores the idea that in capitalist liberal democracies formal education functions essentially not to reveal reality, but rather to transmit to each new generation a structured misrepresentation of reality. In defence of this controversial and thought-provoking view, the author argues that all knowledge of the world is theory-laden and that a neutral, detached, objective description of the world is impossible. This title will be of interest to students of the philosophy of education.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 214
Genre: Education
Series Title: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Kevin Harris
Language: English
Street Date: September 7, 2016
TCIN: 51638257
UPC: 9781138694071
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-1529
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