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What's the Point of School & Education?

What is the purpose of education; what good does learning aim at? Is it just training people to enter the workforce and employment market, or to be citizens, or something else? Especially philosophy, can you get a job with it? Does that question miss the point? Here’s some vague thoughts about it all… Subscribe! Patreon: Audible: FAQ: Facebook: Twitter: @PhilosophyTube Email: Google+: Recommended Reading: Ken Robinson’s TED on Creativity and Education: David Gribble’s article “Good news for Francisco Ferrer – how anarchist ideals in education have survived around the world,” in Changing Anarchism, edited by Jonathan Purkis and James Bowen Music by Epidemic Sound ( If you or your organisation would like to financially support Philosophy Tube in distributing philosophical knowledge to those who might not otherwise have access to it in exchange for credits on the show, please get in touch! Any copyrighted material should fall under fair use for educational purposes or commentary, but if you are a copyright holder and believe your material has been used unfairly please get in touch with us and we will be happy to discuss it.