Category Archives: philosophy of education
Philosophy of education can refer to either the academic field of applied philosophy or to one of any educational philosophies that promote a specific type or vision of education , and/or which examine the definition, goals and meaning of education. Our efforts are focused towards creating Malaysian citizen who are knowledgeable and competent, who possess high moral standards, and who are responsible and capable of achieving a high level of personal well-being and able to contribute to the harmony and prosperity of the family, the society and the nation at large.
Education itself is double-faced: on one side, it is the result of a historical and social context; on the other, it is a factor (but not the only one) of cultural and, sometimes, even social and political change, according to a dialectical relation between preservation and innovation.
So , according to Plato a society maintains justice if its classes …Read More
This bar-code number lets you verify that you’re getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Because in different historical moments different socio-economic structures were working best, examples: the Roman Empire’s strong militaristic approach supported by political power needed militaristic organization and social philosophy to dominate the current World thus Roman structures were best reflecting the PCLOD and therefore Rome dominated the known world she was the best adapted under the circumstances.
The US educational system is one example of based on ideology system, but the US graduate studies universities are adapting into these new global competition and finally the flexibilities of the US interest driven education will prevail to maintain its high status by accepting more foreign students.
These features make the phenomena and problems of education of great interest to a wide range of socially-concerned intellectuals, who bring with them their own favored conceptual frameworks—concepts, theories …Read More
Philosophy of Education is designed for students with diverse philosophical interests and orientations: ethics and education; philosophy and educational research; gender studies in education; John Dewey and Progressivism; social and political theories in education; technology and education; the media and popular culture; art and aesthetic education; religious educational policy; global studies in education; and philosophy of language and education. Following individual assessment, Aarhus University may grant admission to the degree programme for applicants who do not meet the educational requirements but who are deemed to have the necessary qualifications to be able to complete the degree programme.
The application of assumptions about fundamental questions on what is reality, knowledge, values and correct arguments to rationally solve the problems in the field of teaching, is what correctly is regarded as doing Philosophy through teaching as specialization.
Only after they have earned an adequate understanding of basic philosophical concepts can I expect …Read More
To view your Unit Outline, click View to log in to MyUC and access this information, or visit your Unit’s Moodle site. Consisting of a series of essays written by professional philosophers entirely outside the discipline of philosophy of education, the collection cites almost none of the work published within the discipline; because the philosophers have no doubts about the status of the discipline of philosophy of education, they have few qualms about speaking authoritatively about what philosophy has to say to educators.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-78) famously insisted that formal education, like society itself, is inevitably corrupting; he argued that education should enable the natural” and free” development of children, a view that eventually led to the modern movement known as open education.” These ideas are in some ways reflected in 20th-century progressivism,” a movement often (but not always accurately) associated with Dewey.
Finally, in your third year of study …Read More