Article

Education - an impossible practice?

Citation

Edwards R (2008) Education - an impossible practice?. Scottish Educational Review, 40 (1), pp. 4-11. http://www.ser.stir.ac.uk/pdf/109.pdf

Abstract
This article explores theoretically the argument that education is an impossible practice as it cannot mandate the future. The significance of this is that educational practice needs to be developed through the values of fallibility, conditionality and responsibility.

Keywords
fallibility; ethic of responsibility; educational theory; conditionality; Education Philosophy

Journal
Scottish Educational Review: Volume 40, Issue 1

StatusPublished
Publication date31/12/2008
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/972
PublisherScottish Academic Press Plc
Publisher URLhttp://www.ser.stir.ac.uk/pdf/109.pdf