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Apply humanities and social science perspectives to the theory and practice of education. Second, there is a corpus of work somewhat resembling the first, but where the arguments are tighter, and where the authors usually are individuals of some distinction whose insights are thought-provoking—possibly because they have a degree of familiarity with some branch of educational activity, having been teachers, school principals, religious leaders, politicians, journalists, and the like.
Dillon (2004) states that Plato has presented a view in The Republic” that early education should not be given forcibly to the people but it should be more of play and enjoyment, thus a child must enjoy his early years of education and learn from that enjoyment.
Although Rousseau never intended these educational details to be taken literally as a blueprint (he saw himself as developing and illustrating the basic principles), over the ages there have been attempts to implement them, …Read More
The seventeenth and the eighteenth centuries reason ruled as a god , and people like Voltaire revolted against it. Rousseau also led the revolt against reason and he made nature the sole authority over human affairs. Scheffler’s writing: traces of it, large or small, can be found in such places as Justifying Curriculum Decisions,” Toward an Analytic Philosophy of Education,” chapter five of Science and Subjectivity, (possibly) chapter four of Conditions of Knowledge, and undoubtedly other places besides.
Topics will include: progressive and child-centred education; liberal education; liberal theory and critiques of liberalism; radical and libertarian educational traditions; educational equality; privatization and marketisation; state control of education; faith schools and common schools; parents’ and children’s educational rights.
Also Scheffler’s Conditions of Knowledge (1965), still the best introduction to the epistemological side of philosophy of education, and his Reason and Teaching (1973/1989), which in a wide-ranging and influential series of essays …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