John Dewey (1859-1952) applied pragmatist philosophy in his progressive approaches. In summation, the role of education can mean many different things to many different people, but no one denies the vital role it plays in human development. Jerome Bruner has another important contributor to the inquiry method in education. For Perennialists, the aim of education is to ensure that students acquire understandings about the great ideas of Western civilization.
There are pearls in each of us, if only we knew how to cultivate them with ardour and persistence.” Sydney J. Harris, What True Education Should do. It is been rightly said that without philosophy, education would be a blind effort and without education, philosophy would be a cripple.
The chief task of education is above all to shape man or to guide the evolving dynamism through which man forms himself as a man” (Bhatia, 1979). Music therapy exists in part because society has recognized the connection between music and the body and mind.
Classical educators, in particular, need to see that behind Dewey’s philosophy of education is his theory of knowledge. They have to guard the economic interests as well, for a society accumulates wealth and neighbors can covet it. Courage According to Aristotle is a mean between cowardice and rashness.
Wollstonecraft believed that Sophie’s education in the way a woman should is limiting to the feminine sex. Students will be able to articulate and defend their philosophical position on the role that critical thinking plays in education. PESGB also engages with issues of current educational policy in its IMPACT pamphlet series.