|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Is R.S. Peters' way of mentioning women in his texts detrimental to philosophy of education? Some considerations and questions|
|Author(s):||Lees, Helen E|
philosophy of education
|Citation:||Lees HE (2012) Is R.S. Peters' way of mentioning women in his texts detrimental to philosophy of education? Some considerations and questions, Ethics and Education, 7 (3), pp. 291-302.|
|Abstract:||Discussion in this article considers the unfortunate way R.S. Peters made mention of women when it was pertinent to his argumentation: portraying them, directly or indirectly, as abuse-able (murderable), deficient, aberrant, clueless and inconstant. It is argued that the high profile and esteem within which Peter's texts are held within philosophy of education might be a problem for it as a scholarly mixed gender community. Three issues are considered in relation to current possible bias caused by Peters' presentation of women in his texts: implicit (unconscious) bias against female philosophers of education; a connection between denigration of women's value by Peters and current low status and marginalisation for alternative (progressive) educational ideas; and the extent to which these matters could be invidiously affecting the development of philosophy of education as scholarship and community.|
|Rights:||This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Ethics and Education, Volume 7, Issue 3, 2012, Special Issue: Creating spaces, pp.291-302, copyright Taylor & Francis, available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/17449642.2013.767002|
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