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Teachers are bound to have different ideas in the areas of classroom management, teaching styles, motivation, etc. I think my stance in this matter echoes Quine’s reaction to Carnap’s idea of philosophy as second-order discourse – which is that second-order discourse is every bit as ubiquitous as first-order discourse, the former doing nothing more than switching from the material to the formal mode (see the concluding pages of Word and Object).
This tension is perhaps felt most acutely by contemporary post-modern philosophers of education, but it can be seen in much of the work of neo-Marxists, critical theorists, feminists, and Foucauldians as well: how to argue for and promote an emancipatory approach to education that does not itself fall into the habits of exclusionary language, authoritative (if not authoritarian) postures, and universalizing generalizations that are excoriated when detected in the work of others.
It is argued that educators at all …Read More
Perennialism, Perennialists is the aim of education is to ensure that students acquire understandings about the great ideas of Western civilization. Scheffler advancing the education theory, it would be all but scandalous to betray an obliviousness toward the possibilities for philosophical integration, identifying the source in philosophical deliberation of the particular educational position taken.
As intractable as ascertaining the operative rules governing education practice may be, so long as we are dealing with the relative notion we still have it going for us that we can have recourse to these explicitly espoused ideals, doctrines, records, social mores, and philosophies in making our determination.
Many historical occurrences could be explained by the Economics and the ways individuals and societies are affected by it. The competition among individuals for economical and political advance in any society which competition has grown into Global has always been the way bringing innovations, improvements and progress …Read More