2 edition of Some philosophers on education found in the catalog.
Some philosophers on education
Donald A. Gallagher
|LC Classifications||LA21 .G3|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 95 p.|
|Number of Pages||95|
|LC Control Number||56-12217|
The term “philosophy” derives from the Greek word philosophia which translates to a “love of wisdom,” coined by pre-Socratic thinkers such as Pythagoras in the 6th century B.C. These ancient Greek philosophers were influential in laying the foundations for the modern world; searching for meaning in everyday life and shaping their musings into a system of thoughts documented in books. Claudia Ruitenberg is Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Education at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She teaches courses in educational theory, philosophical research methods, and critical thinking. She has published articles in the Philosophy of Education Yearbooks, the Journal of Philosophy of Education, Studies in Philosophy of Education, and .
Feminist philosophers of education often argue for the importance of educational aims typically excluded from the traditional male-oriented set. One feminist aim is that of caring—i.e., the fostering of students’ abilities and propensities to care for themselves and others. A more general aim is that of focusing less on the cognitive and. The essays in this stellar collection are written by some of the finest comtemporary philosophers. Those interested in history of philosophy, epistemology, moral psychology and education, and political theory will find Philosophers on Education to be both an engaging and fascinating read. "synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title/5(10).
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Education does not necessarily make a philosopher, however a degree is often acquired by many. However, the beauty lies in the fact that no two philosophers are alike.
Some are like wine: the older the better, like Socrates; others are meteors like Nietzsche, full of their own brilliance and beauty. Philosophers on Education offers us the most comprehensive available history of philosopher's views and impacts on the directions of education.
As Amelie Rorty Some philosophers on education book, in describing a history of education, we are essentially describing and gaining the clearest understanding of 5/5(1). 10 modern philosophers and their contribution to education 1.
10 Modern Philosophers and their Contribution to Education John Locke and the Tabula Rasa Locke (), an English philosopher and physician, proposed that the mind was a blank slate or tabula rasa.
The alphabetical list of philosophers is so large it had to be broken up into several pages. To look up a philosopher you know the name of, click on the first letter of his or her last name.
To find philosophers by core area, field, major philosophical tradition, ethnicity. As an education manual, the essence of Some Thoughts Concerning Education was the advice to do what was practical and effective, even if this meant ignoring some venerable tradition.
Apart from its philosophical foundations, it was this rational, almost common-sense orientation on achieving educational results that made the book (within the socialFile Size: KB. Definition of Education by Different Authors- Looking for a definition of education by different philosopher than you are in the right place.
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Today I will give you a list. The readers are introduced to the definition of philosophy of education in the early chapters of the book: 'philosophy of education is a field where philosophical inquiry is pursued that focuses. Philosophy, which literally means "the love of wisdom," is one of the oldest disciplines in history.
There are many ideas about philosophers and what they do. Some have even considered the field to be a science that deals with logic and reason. Either way, many famous philosophers have made their contributions known to.
Philosophy in Schools: An Introduction Philosophers and Teachers is an invaluable resource for students and practitioners who wish to learn about the philosophy for children movement, and how to work its principles into their own classroom activities. The volume provides a wealth of practical information, including how to train educators to Format: Hardcover.
Philosophy of education, philosophical reflection on the nature, aims, and problems of philosophy of education is Janus-faced, looking both inward to the parent discipline of philosophy and outward to educational practice.
(In this respect it is like other areas of “applied” philosophy, such as the philosophy of law, the philosophy of science, and the philosophy of medicine.
Philosophers on Education offers us the most comprehensive available history of philosopher's views and impacts on the directions of education. As Amelie Rorty explains, in describing a history of education, we are essentially describing and gaining the clearest understanding of the issues that presently concern and divide essays in this stellar collection are written by some of the.
Philosophy of education is the philosophical study of education and the problems surrounding it. The major point of discussion in philosophy of education is education, while the methods used are those of philosophy.
This branch, similarly to philosophy of law or medicine, is usually out of the study programs in philosophy departments. > - Karl Marx, knowledge and education Was a German philosopher (5 May – 14 March ), economist, political theorist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist.
Karl Marx made it clear that “life is not determined by consciousne. The free philosophy books on Obooko will expand your mind and make you think beyond the normal. The authors are either philosophers or philosophy enthusiasts, who have carried out studies in the field for a long time.
The books are written in very simple languages to help draw the reader in on various concepts how they came about. Some Thoughts Concerning Education is a treatise on the education of gentlemen written by the English philosopher John Locke.
For over a century, it was the most important philosophical work on education in was translated into almost all of the major written European languages during the eighteenth century, and nearly every European writer on education after Locke, including.
intellectual life. Being and Some Philosophers is at once a testament to the persistence of those concerns and an important landmark in the history of the question of being.
The book charts the ways in which being is translated across history, from unity in Plato and substance in Aristotle to essence in Avicenna and the act of existence in Aquinas. Hence, there is every reason to attempt some kind of examination of what philosophers of education do and how they do it.
SUBSCRIBE TODAY. Full access to this book and o more. SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT IN PHILOSOPHY OF EDUCATION: SOME COMMENTS Oladele Abiodun Balogun (Ph.D) different philosophical positions or world views expressed and shared by like-minded philosophers on what education is and what it ought to be.
With reference to Millard's and Bertocci's speculative education is the theme of schools of thought in File Size: 47KB. His book Animal Liberation is a groundbreaking work in the field of animal rights and some philosophers, such as WGU differs from most higher education institutions in two important.The book aims to familiarise readers with the most important perennial questions in philosophy of education.
It explores the ideas and views of famous Indian and Western philosophers, theologians, and educationists with distinctive theories of education and methods of teaching.
It is a very exhaustive and serious study on the s: 2.Happily, there have been some positive developments on this score in recent years, as well as some honorable exceptions to the general neglect of philosophy of education in recent decades by the community of general philosophers.
5 My hope is that the volume will further contribute to the restoration of philosophy of education to its rightful Cited by: 4.