TITLE

TEMPERED DREAMS: ALAINE LOCKE AS PLURALIST AND PRAGMATIST

AUTHOR(S)
O'Neill, Linda
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Philosophical Studies in Education;2008, Vol. 39, p106
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Alain Leroy Locke's integration of pluralism and pragmatism. It is stated that he stood for the development of individual and group identities because democracy valued the individual and outlawed all discrimination based on arbitrary attitudes on groups. Locke reportedly believed that disputes on educational issues hinge on the school budget. The reasons why Locke's vision is not more widely acknowledged are explored.
ACCESSION #
36267012

 

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