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Philip W. Jackson: What Is Education?

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June 2012, no. 342

Philip W. Jackson: What Is Education?

Reviewed by
June 2012, no. 342

Simon Marginson

 

What is Education?
by Philip W. Jackson
University of Chicago Press (Footprint Books), $32.95 hb, 134 pp, 9780226389387

 

What are we to do about education? Few other human enterprises are discussed more often – family, money, sex, and politics, perhaps – but the practice of education never comes close to satisfying us.