1. PLATO REPUBLIC VII: Politics as Mental Control and Education as Mental Liberation

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Recommended Reading: Plato, Republic, Book VII. 

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2. PAOLO FREIRE AND BELL HOOKS: Democratic Education

Recommended Reading: Paolo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, pp. 87-124. 2nd: Bell Hooks, Teaching Community, “Democratic Education,” pp. 41-49.

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