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Philosophical and Ideological Perspectives on Education

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ISBN-10: 020526106X

ISBN-13: 9780205261062

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Gerald L. Gutek

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This second edition continues to examine the major schools of philosophy of education through the systems approach. It also considers the relationship of education to major ideologies such as Liberalism, Conservativism, and Marxism. The third section on Educational Theory analyzes the impact of philosophy and ideology on educational theory and practice by examining such theories as Essentialism, Perennialism, Progressivism, and Social Reconstructionism. Although focusing on the philosophy of education, this book provides a three-dimensional introduction to educational ideas. First, it examines the major philosophical systems and ideologies that have shaped educational thought and practice.…    
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Book details

List price: $153.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/6/1996
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 340
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Every chapter closes with Conclusion, Discussion Questions, Inquiry Projects, Further Readings, and Endnotes
Philosophy and Education
Areas of Philosophy
Philosophies of Education
Idealism and Education
Plato: Founder of Western Idealism
Idealism As a Systematic Philosophy
The Educational Implications of Idealism
Realism and Education
Aristotle: The Founder of Realism
Realism as a Systematic Philosophy
The Educational Implications of Realism
Theistic Realism and Education
Thomas Aquinas: A Founder of Theistic Realism
Educational Implications of Theistic Realism
Naturalism and Education
Rousseau: Proponent of Naturalism
Naturalist Themes in Education
Pragmatism and Education
John Dewey: A Founder of Pragmatism
Experimentalism's Philosophical Bases
Experimentalism's Educational Implications
Existentialism and Education
Existentialist Philosophers
The Crisis of Mass Society
Rejection of Systems
Existentialist Philosophizing
Existentialism's Educational Implications
Philosophical Analysis and Education
Origins of Analytical Philosophy
Classifications of Propositions
Search for Order and Clarity
Ideology and Education
Historical Origins and Development of the Concept of Ideology
A Stipulated Definition of Ideology
The Use of Ideology to Create Consensus
Ideology, Education, and Schooling
Ideology and Philosophy
Nationalism, Ethnonationalism, and Education
A Preliminary Discussion
The Revival of Ethnonationalism
Liberalism and Education
John Locke: A Founder of Liberalism
Key Elements in Liberal Ideology
Educational Implications of Liberalism
Conservatism and Education
Edmund Burke: Proponent of Cultural Civility
Conservatism's Basic Themes
Conservatism and Schooling
Contemporary Neo-Conservative Revival
Utopianism and Education
Robert Owen: Utopian Educator
Utopian Principles
The Utopian Critique of Liberalism
Human Nature and Utopian Socialism
Utopianism and Work
The Family and Women in Utopia
Utopians and Education
Marxism and Education
Karl Marx: Revolutionary Educator
Marxist Ideology
Marxist Educational Theory
Neo-Marxism's Educational Implications
Totalitarianism and Education
Totalitarianism's Theoretical Features
Hitler and Totalitarian Education
Totalitarianism and Racism
Theory and Education
Theory as Derivation
Theory as Reaction
Theory Arising from Practice
Essentialism and Education
The Essentialist Position
Bestor's Curriculum of Intellectual Disciplines
Basic Education and the Essentialist Revival
Schooling and Essentialism
Essentialism's Philosophical and Ideological Relationships
Perennialism and Education
Robert M. Hutchins
Religious Perennialism
The Paideia Proposal: A Revival of Perennialism