Leslie Smith on Indoctrination

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Leslie Smith has examined and found wanting the Method Thesis, the Content Thesis and the Intention Thesis for accounting for indoctrination. While his conclusions seem correct, his arguments in support of them are found wanting. It is also argued that the Evaluation Thesis Smith comes down in favour of is open to those criticisms he himself levelled at the Intention Thesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)117-120
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Moral Education
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Feb 1975


  • Content thesis of indoctrination
  • Evaluation thesis of indoctrination
  • Intention thesis of indoctrination
  • Method thesis of indoctrination
  • Smith
  • Snook

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  • Religious studies


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