… . Aristotle’s question remains unanswered because, unless we are all exactly the same in every way, no one answer regarding education can ever be right.
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We are approaching the end of an era in educational philosophy. From the middle of the 1960s until today, the reigning orthodoxy among educational theorists has been one of hostility to civic education, understood as the attempt to inculcate an appreciation for the principles of America’s political system. Those espousing this orthodoxy rarely, of course, call it an anticivic idea. They have preferred instead to advance their views under more attractive labels, such as humanitarianism (where an attachment to the nation, especially one’s own nation, is considered repugnant), individualism (where the cultivation of any political …