Chomsky on Democracy & Education
This volume gathers a range of Chomsky's writings, some previously unpublished and not readily available to the general public. Chomsky outlines a philosophy of education steeped in the liberal tradition of John Dewey, more concerned with cultivating responsible citizens than feeding children facts. The goal of education, Chomsky argues, is to produce free human beings whose values are not accumulation and domination, but rather free association on terms of equality.
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Chomsky elaborates on the importance of education in creating a truly viable democracy and reveals what we need to do to get there. Chomsky's best that I know of. Not sure why this isn't one of ... Read full review