4 edition of An introduction to the philosophy of education. found in the catalog.
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|Pagination||xvi, 127 p. :|
|Number of Pages||96|
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A historical survey of algebraic methods of approximating the roots of numerical higher equations up to the year 1819
It is in no sense of the word a book of methods or a book of concrete prescriptions about school activities. But his sense of those real basics--the respect he pays to everyday experience itself, that Cinderella stepchild of modern philosophy, is worth the effort it takes to follow him out.
Another, related reason that the philosophical tradition has taken educational matters as a locus of inquiry is that many fundamental questions concerning education—for example, those concerning the aims of education, the character and desirability of liberal education, indoctrination, moral and intellectual virtues, the imagination, authenticity, and other educational matters—are of independent philosophical interest but are intertwined with more standard core areas and issues e.
First published in 1916, Democracy and Education is regarded as the seminal work on public education by one of the most important scholars of the century. Beginning students of Dewey might do better to read Education and Experience first.
A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Dewey as the 93rd most cited psychologist of the 20th century.
Dewey was an important early developer of the philosophy of pragmatism and one of the founders of functional psychology. The most basic problem of philosophy of education is that concerning aims: what are the proper aims and guiding ideals of education? Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education.
In addition, the pursuit of fundamental questions in more or less all the core areas of philosophy often leads naturally to and is sometimes enhanced by sustained attention to questions about education e. Although Dewey is known best for his publications about education, he also wrote about many other topics, including epistemology, metaphysics, aesthetics, art, logic, social theory, and ethics.
In addition to Democracy and Education, John Dewey's most significant writings were "The Reflex Arc Concept in Psychology" 1896a critique of a standard psychological concept and the basis of all his further work; Human Nature and Conduct 1922a study of the function of habit in human behavior; The Public and its Problems 1927a defense of democracy written in response to Walter Lippmann's The Phantom Public 1925 ; Experience and Nature 1925John Dewey's most "metaphysical" statement; Art as Experience 1934John Dewey's major work on aesthetics; A Common Faith 1934a humanistic study of religion originally delivered as the Dwight H.
About the Author John Dewey 1859 1952 was anAmerican philosopher, psychologistandeducational reformerwhose ideas have been influential in education and social reform.
Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the different methods for achieving quality in education.
The Relation of Philosophy of Education to Philosophy For much of the history of Western philosophy, philosophical questions concerning education were high on the philosophical agenda.
On the other hand, there is the necessity that these immature members be not merely physically preserved in adequate numbers, but that they be initiated into the interests, purposes, information, skill, and practices of the mature members: otherwise the group will cease its characteristic life.