A Companion to the Philosophy of Education by Randall Curren

By Randall Curren

A significant other to the Philosophy of schooling is a complete advisor to philosophical pondering schooling. bargains a cutting-edge account of present and debatable matters in schooling, together with concerns relating multiculturalism, unique schooling, intercourse schooling, and educational freedom. Written through a world staff of top specialists, who're without delay engaged with those profound and complicated academic difficulties. Serves as an crucial advisor to the sector of philosophy of schooling.

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Reeve, C. D. C. (1989) Socrates in the Apology. Indianapolis: Hackett. Reeve, C. D. C. (1992) Practices of Reason: Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Rorty, A. ) (1998) Philosophers on Education: New Historical Perspectives. London: Routledge. Vlastos, G. (1991) Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 24 2 Stoicism Christopher Gill Introduction Stoicism, like the other Greek philosophies discussed in chapter 1, can be seen as a continuation of the Socratic movement.

At this point, induction gives way to deduction, as we descend from these essences to other principles. Perception alone cannot reach the end of this journey, therefore, but without perception it cannot so much as begin. Perception, elaborated in theory, is the window on the Aristotelian world (Prior Analytics, 46al7-18; De Anima, 432a79). This marks that world's major difference from the Platonic alternative. Plato's first principles, the forms, are separate from the perceptible world and are accessible to disembodied souls that lack sense organs altogether.

The emergence to prominence of mathematical science may seem like a major departure from the early dialogues in which ethical and political education are the near exclusive focus. In fact, as we have seen, it is a deeper probing of the problems raised in those dialogues. Ethics and politics remain central, but Plato has become 13 C. D. C. REEVE aware that they need to be treated as component parts of a much wider and deeper philosophical theory. The Republic, which is Plato's greatest and most synthetic work, offers us a brilliant attempt to articulate that theory in all its complexity.

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