Educational philosophy

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  • Worldview Analysis Essay

    of the 18th Century Enlightenment Period. Initiated by the Scientific Revolution, it further expounded on the philosophy of a natural and humanistic approach to seeking answers to our how man and the world came to exist, thus quelling the absolutism of God. Rooted in classical Greek Aristotelian philosophy, the new world thinking…

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  • Philosophy Of Education

    manifested in a teacher’s education philosophy, or “the principles that guide professional action.”(Parkay, 2015, p.114) A teacher creates his or her philosophy by examining his/her beliefs in a variety of categories, like what a teacher’s role should be, what a student’s role should be, and what should be taught. When the teacher has thoroughly examined his/her educational views, they have generated their educational philosophy. There are five main philosophies of education, two of which are…

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  • Immanuel Kant's Moral Theory Essay

    Emmanuel Kant (1724-1804) a German philosopher and thinker, born in Prussia. He is one of the brightest philosophers in the Age of Enlightenment. Kant stated the supreme principle of morality is not based on religious revelation but based on reason. In Kant's theory, there are some particular parts that important to consider in relation to leadership "first, his theory emphasizes the fact that no one is an exception to moral laws. Second, his theory makes us think about situations in which…

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  • Anne Foucault Research Paper

    less, but certainly to punish better'' Foucault, M. (1977). Discipline and punish. Additionally, he maintains that that this new means of punishment becomes the seed for ever growing control of an entire society with hospitals, factories, and even educational institutions modeled on the modern prison system. However, this does not mean that we should believe that this formation of this new means was a result of a centrally controlling body, or ''the establishment''. In a typical genealogic…

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  • The Ideal Republic In Plato's Republic

    rule as kings...and adequately philosophize, and political power and philosophy coincide in the same place… my dear Glaucon, nor I think for human kind, nor will the regime we have now described in speech ever come forth from nature, insofar as possible, and see the light of the sun.” In other words, Socrates’ perfect city consists of philosophers becoming kings because, in doing so, they are capable of interlacing their philosophies and political power. This then allows for the kings to use…

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  • How Does Plato's Allegory Of The Cave Relate To Education

    philosopher who was considered to be the father of educational philosophy. Plato used to be a follower of Socratic in education. He is the one who founded the Academy in Athens and wrote many philosophical works including The Republic, which outlines Plato's utopian society and his thoughts about political and educational issues (Gutek, 2009). Historically, Plato's beliefs in philosophical thought are the idea of perennials, perennials is an educational philosophy based on idealism. Idealism is…

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  • Dialectic Approach Of Idealism

    teaching the various subjects taught in today’s educational system. One such method is the dialectic approach of Idealism. The dialectic approach can be applied to many different areas of teaching to enhance the educational delivery and the resulting understanding of the students. Idealism is possibly the oldest Western philosophy we know and study in the present day. It traces back at least to Ancient Greece and Plato. It was once the dominant philosophy of Western culture and is still…

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  • The Importance Of Weakness In Education

    System.” It is important to remember that philosophy as a mandatory class in high school or earlier education should not look to add tedious work material as other high school classes assign. Adding stress due to workload is opposite of the point, the goal remaining to enlighten the student and allow him to understand why what he is learning in other classes is important. Berger continues in his article and introduces Gerard F. Vallone, a professor of philosophy at Pace University, who expands…

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  • Moral Ethics And Plagiarism

    believed in two different states that each person has; the Good and the End (“Moral Philosophy”). When describing the Good, Socrates explains that people unconsciously do things that make them happy and that physical objects make one feel satisfied at the same time (“Moral Philosophy”). The whole idea of the Good is that humans act in a positive way and that they just want to live a happy and meaningful life (Moral Philosophy”). Happiness is the one thing all humans want to have in their lives…

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  • The Value Of A Christian Worldview

    Many modern educational philosophies consistently reject the absolute truths of the traditional philosophic teachings of Plato and Aristotle. Thus, these modern philosophies believe that truth is relative and based on the changing opinions of the masses (pragmatism) or the perspectives of each individual (existentialism). Each of these views…

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