|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|
|Pre VOR text offer RS Peters way of mentioning women ethics and education.pdf||719.8 kB||Adobe PDF||View/Open|
This item is protected by original copyright
Items in the Repository are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
If you believe that any material held in STORRE infringes copyright, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org providing details and we will remove the Work from public display in STORRE and investigate your claim.