On Not Abolishing Faith Schools

@article{Groothuis2004OnNA,
  title={On Not Abolishing Faith Schools},
  author={Douglas R. Groothuis},
  journal={Theory and Research in Education},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={177 - 188}
}
This article finds Michael’s Hand’s argument for the abolition of faith schools to be deficient because key premises of his argument seem false. I argue that the concept of knowledge that Hand employs in arguing that no religious proposition is known to be true is overly strict. I reject Siegel’s attempt to amend Hand’s argument to make it stronger because Siegel employs a false construal of ‘faith’. I further argue that Hand’s premise that students in faith schools will not take their teachers… Expand

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