Jan 25 • 1HR 33M

The Changing Purpose of Education through History (Peter Merz)

Peter Merz, L'Abri Worker

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This lecture will explore the way that the purpose of education has changed through time and what this tells us about how societies have viewed reality and what it means to be human. The purpose of education has always been connected to the idea of human flourishing. This lecture will explore the theme of telos or purpose in education and what this tells us about the values and goals that various societies pursue.

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