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T.C. Thankchan M.A. (Pol.), M.A. (Socio.), M. Ed, M. Phil, Assistant Professor, St. Thomas College of Teacher Education, Pala. As there are many kinds of philosophy, many philosophies, and many ways of philosophizing, so there are many kinds of educational philosophy and ways of doing it. In a sense there is no such thing as the philosophy of education; there are only philosophies of education that can be classified in many different ways.
Theodore Brameld (1904-1987) was the founder of social reconstructionism, in reaction against the realities of World War II. He recognized the potential for either human annihilation through technology and human cruelty or the capacity to create a beneficent society using technology and human compassion.
Major philosophers in the Early Modern period included Francis Bacon and John Locke, who pioneered British empiricism, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, and such thinkers of the Scottish Enlightenment as David Hume, who either wrote specific …Read More
Education is a Teaching and Learning Process, which aims at an all-round Development of an Individuals Personality, that his Moral, Social, Religion, Cultural, Intellectual, Physical and Economic Aspects are Polished and Improved. Drawing on the Church’s educational documents, and informed by Maritain and Lonergan, D’Souza explains how the unifying anthropology of Catholic education enables Catholic schools to serve amidst diversity by avoiding the extremes of religious exclusivism and fundamentalism, on the one hand, and relativism and individualism, on the other.
This can be seen by reading the paper Science, Morals, and Educational Policy.” Interestingly, he defends the view at greater length in Part I, Section 7, of The Anatomy of Inquiry, whose publication didn’t occur until several years later – which goes to show you how faithful he tends to be to the positions he adopts.
Normative philosophies or theories of education may make use of the results of such …Read More
Philosophers of education more driven by a prescriptive or analytical impulse can and do share many of the same social and political commitments as critically oriented philosophers of education; and some of them may see their work as ultimately serving many of the same goals of criticizing hegemonic ideologies and promoting human emancipation.
Waldorf education (also known as …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
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