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This paper first describes three different views of instrumentalism, discusses the appropriateness of each in the context of adult education, then concludes with the author's position that instrumental approaches are sometimes appropriate and should not be dismissed out of hand.

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Three Views of Instrumentalism

This paper first describes three different views of instrumentalism, discusses the appropriateness of each in the context of adult education, then concludes with the author's position that instrumental approaches are sometimes appropriate and should not be dismissed out of hand.