chapter  7
EDUCATION AND TEXTUALITY
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In previous chapters, we outlined the co-implication of modernity, enlightenment and emancipation and the critical role of the educational project within this. It is as the essential vehicle of socialisation that education fulfils this role. Most significantly, it is a role conceived as the means whereby a particular kind of socialisation is achieved-one which frees ‘man’ from the bonds of dependence on an external ‘authority’ in all its forms by recovering through education that which is natural in ‘man’.