Understand and differentiate views on central issues in the philosophy of education and on different philosophical approaches to those issues, and offer relevant support for and critical responses to those views. The only knowledge that enables the adequate satisfaction of these interests is scientific, and education of the intellect should be concerned to propagate it rather than knowledge of the classics. You will also be able to participate in the Philosophy of Education Research Group at Moray House and the Edinburgh Branch, Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain seminars.
Although there is overlap, philosophy of education should not be conflated with educational theory , which is not defined specifically by the application of philosophy to questions in education. It was only for some time that he received a little education by his father informally at home and at early age he read ancient Greek and Roman literature.
Thus, Western philosophic tradition, whenever it denied existence, actually worked to weaken the individual and an educational philosophy based on this tradition does not allow an individual to grow to its full potential. The first he transformed into a method of instruction—the method of letting the child experience for himself the consequences of acting upon his ideas in order to learn what is true about nature and society. The Philosophy of Education (Report of the National Workshop and Survey), Ministry of Education.
Duke’s commitment to interdisciplinary education gives undergraduates myriad opportunities to create their own degree programs, get involved in areas outside their stated major and work with students in other fields to enhance their own learning. Education should result in the emancipation and awakening of individual’s abilities.28 Thus, education is meant to empower the individual, to raise a person to his full potential.
The following texts attempt to cover the mentioned streams in the form of anthologies and collections that emphasize the breadth and depth of the philosophy of education. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, and athletic or other school-administered programs.