Faith in Schools? Autonomy, Citizenship, and Religious Education in the Liberal State

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INDEX
Ackerman, Bruce, 77, 93, 164, 183–84
adult education, 214–15
affirmative action, 215
Amish, the, 45–46, 106, 115n, 116. See also Wisconsin v. Yoder
Appiah, Kwame Anthony, 20, 32
Aristotle, 17, 19–20, 31–32, 39, 210
Arneson, Richard, 77, 92, 98–99, 111
Arons, Stephen, 131, 148, 150
atheism, 172. See also secular humanism autonomy: abstinence about value of, 4, 7–8, 11, 15, 22, 46–49, 55, 59, 92, 98, 203; and civic education, 7, 26, 46, 54–58, 69, 130–31; and commitment, 74–76, 186– 87, 212–14; and common schools, 45, 49, 54; definition of, 23; degrees of, 58– 59, 75; exercise v. development of, 154; and identity, 77, 80, 82–84, 87, 94, 98, 183–86, 192–93; instrumental value of, 8, 96–106, 110–11, 127, 134, 211–12; intrinsic value of, 88–93, 95, 127, 134, 168, 211; in liberalism, 23, 61–62, 93; measurement of, 6, 162; moral v. ethical, 67– 68, 74n, 90n, 94, 143n, 192; and availability of options, 128, 145, 194, 196, 216; parental opposition to, 41, 45–46, 49, 54, 57–59, 108–9, 122, 124, 204, 211–12; as a primary good, 209–10; promoting v. enabling, 105, 133–34, 189; and public policy implications, 214–18; and radical choice, 76, 82–83, 85; role of reason in, 69, 77, 80, 85–86, 95, 99, 105, 109, 188, 199–201; and religious faith, 128, 144– 45; role of schools in education for, 158, 160–61; v. second-order thought, 69–72, 168–69; v. substance of belief 80, 107, 128. See also Callan, Eamonn; Galston, William; Gutmann, Amy; Macedo, Stephen; Rawls, John; Raz, Joseph
Aviram, Aharon, 75, 85, 95, 134
Barry, Brian, 26, 47, 52, 73, 106, 115–16, 128, 133, 143, 180
Bates, Stephen, 125–26
Berlin, Isaiah, 76
Bob Jones University, 177
Brady, Henry, 30
Bridges, David, 119–21
Brighouse, Harry, 20, 96, 104, 130, 133, 159–60, 195
burdens of judgment, 21, 36, 38, 55–56, 60, 131, 145
Burtt, Shelley, 113, 118, 158–59, 185, 194
Bussing, 165, 174. See also diversity, exposure to
Callan, Eamonn, 29, 120–22, 162–63; on autonomy, 75, 82, 89, 96–97, 128, 144; on autonomy as a civic value, 26n4, 55–59, 88n, 131, 179n6; on civic education, 18, 28, 32, 38; on education for autonomy, 143, 146, 160, 165–67, 172, 174, 186–87, 197
Carter, Stephen, 125
Catholic schools, 29, 170
Charney, Evan, 70, 92
childhood, definition of, 135
children, authority over, 4, 113–14, 136, 205. See also paternalism
citizenship: measurement of, 6, 30; as power, 27
civic education, 7, 15, 21, 24, 28–29, 179, 197n, 204; and autonomy, 7, 26, 46, 54– 58, 69, 130–31; in common schools, 32– 33; definition of, 3; in a liberal democracy, 17–20, 31, 43, 60, 148n; and obedience, 37; as public good, 16, 39, 52, 125; dimensions of success of, 43. See also Callan, Eamonn; Galston, William; Gutmann, Amy; Macedo, Stephen
Coleman, Joseph, 135n7
commitment, 74–76, 186–87, 212–14
comprehensive doctrine, 21–22, 26–29, 31–32, 34–35, 52, 56, 61, 82, 91, 184n1; consistency within, 100–102; definition of, 2n2
conception of the good. See comprehensive doctrine constitutionalism, 2, 6, 42, 144
Coons, John, 50, 79, 135, 149, 154, 158, 185, 189

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