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Philosophy of Education
Philosophy of Education

1. A Critical ReviewAlthough we are dealing with the philosophy of education, no definition of philosophy has yet been given; nor has there been an explicit consideration of the nature of a philosophy of education. This topic is now introduced by a s…

Theories of Knowledge
Theories of Knowledge

1. Continuity versus DualismA number of theories of knowing have been criticized in the previous pages. In spite of their differences from one another, they all agree in one fundamental respect which contrasts with the theory which has been positivel…

Theories of Morals
Theories of Morals

1. The Inner and the OuterSince morality is concerned with conduct, any dualisms which are set up between mind and activity must reflect themselves in the theory of morals. Since the formulations of the separation in the philosophic theory of morals …

Paradigms
Paradigms

Imagine you are invited to work as part of a research team. You show up for your first day and discover, unbelievably, that you are joined by many famous historical figures. Whisked away from their own times, these thinkers sit down with you around …

Knowing
Knowing

If the goal of research is to come to know something about the universe, then we need to begin by having a clear understanding of what it means to know anything. On first exposure, this may seem like an absurd question. "Of course I know what it mean…

Theories
Theories

"Check out this study!" Your colleague excitedly smiles as she drops a dog-eared journal on your desk."This conclusively shows that learning styles don't exist! Finally, we can stop talking about them!"Interested, you thumb to the marked article and …