Schooling, Ivan Illich says, is one modern manifestation of the ???mystery of evil???. The essays in Thoughts out of School are observations of what happens to children and teachers-in-training as they go through the peculiarly modern institution of schooling. ???Schools are so large in our lives that some of us never escape their reasoning or their practices???, Arney writes. But through acute observation and by taking the reader back to the historical roots of commonplace terms like ???development??? and ???character??? ...

Thoughts Out of School 2000, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820448763

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