Pedagogies of Neither Care, Nor Justice

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Feinstein School of Education and Human Development


There are two alternative projects to overcome domination in education with ethics of justice and ethics of care. I want to look beyond disagreements between the two projects about the essence of morality. Both these projects, from my point of view, have clear limits. The domination is mainly a problem of freedom, and ethics deal with a problem of good and evil. In other words, I suggest that reduction of human evil may reduce domination, but does not free us from it. Other approaches, like carnival and similar cultural phenomena, would do a better job of overcoming domination.

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