Category Archives: philosophy of education
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