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.