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Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514031
eISBN:
9780226514208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514208.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Educational Goods advances a theory of how to combine values and evidence in decision-making about education. The book identifies three kinds of value that must be balanced against each other: a ... More


Distributive Values and Independent Values

Harry Brighouse, Helen F. Ladd, Susanna Loeb, and Adam Swift

in Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226514031
eISBN:
9780226514208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226514208.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter introduces three distributive values relating to education: equality, adequacy, and benefiting the less advantaged; and introduces independent values -- such as childhood goods, and ... More


How Much Do We Owe to Children?*

Matthew Clayton

in Permissible Progeny?: The Morality of Procreation and Parenting

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199378111
eISBN:
9780199378142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378111.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter examines what costs parents are morally obligated to bear for the sake of their children. The minimalist view asserts that parents owe their children “a life worth living.” This view ... More


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