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Ethics and education for adults in a late modern society / Peter Jarvis

Main Author Jarvis, Peter, 1937- Country Reino Unido. Publication Leicester : National Institute of Adult Continuing Education, cop. 1997 Description 190, [4] p. ; 24 cm ISBN 1-86201-014-5 CDU 374.7
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This new book by Peter Jarvis analyses recent developments in the education of adults from an ethical perspective. Based upon the argument that there is only one universal good, and that all other moral goods are cultural and relative, he develops the position that education for adults is a site within which human morality is worked out. Examining both traditional topics, such as teaching and learning, and more recent ones, such as the education market, distance education and the learning society, Jarvis argues that educators need to be critically aware of the ethical implications of these developments. This is a topical book which should be of interest to everybody involved in education at every level and age group.

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