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University students demand philosophers be taken off the syllabus

March 16, 2017

They are said to be the founding fathers of Western philosophy, whose ideas underpin civilised society. But students at a prestigious London university are demanding that figures such as Plato, Descartes and Immanuel Kant should be largely dropped from the curriculum because they are white. The student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) insists that when studying philosophy “the majority of philosophers on our courses” should be from Africa and Asia.The union said it is part...

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Gove says religious studies has suffered

December 7, 2013

Education Secretary Michael Gove has told religious leaders Religious Education has “suffered” in England’s schools amid government changes. He said he had thought that because schools have to provide RE lessons, the subject was “protected”. Church leaders and RE teachers have complained that the subject is being sidelined and that fewer people are taking it for GCSE. Mr Gove said he wanted to work with faith groups to improve RE teaching. Speaking at a Church of England seminar on Wednesday,...

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