Four anxieties and a reassurance: Hare and McLaughlin on being open-minded
UNSPECIFIED. (1996) Four anxieties and a reassurance: Hare and McLaughlin on being open-minded. JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION, 30 (2). pp. 271-276. ISSN 0309-8249Full text not available from this repository.
In support of the idea that education should encourage open-mindedness, Have and McLaughlin have argued that being open-minded about an issue, in a philosophically well-supported sense of open-mindedness', need not prevent one from holding a firm belief on that issue. In this paper I examine the lack of cohesion in this sense of 'open-mindedness', explain why I continue to be anxious about the tensions between open-mindedness and holding firm beliefs and present three further reasons for having reservations about Hare and McLaughlin's proposals.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
H Social Sciences
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION|
|Publisher:||BLACKWELL PUBL LTD|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 271-276|
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