Dewey had a gift for suggesting activities that captured the center of what his classes were studying. This view works on a commodity conception of education whose logic tends to de-emphasize education for humanity and citizenship. Fifth, and finally, there is a large body of work that clearly falls within the more technically-defined domain of philosophy of education.
For this purpose emphasis for vocational, technical and universal education began to given. All of them exemplify the benefits to be derived from a fruitful interaction between philosophy of education and the parent discipline. Idealism: Idealism is a philosophy which contends that the entire universe exists but in the mind.
Education without values is also empty because values give direction and firmness to life and they bring to life the important dimension of meaning which adds joy, satisfaction and peace to life (Ignacimusth, 2004). Throughout his life, he supported both the academic disciplines and certain basic tenets of Progressive education.
Despite a lot of descriptions of teaching, yet an important issue of how philosophy of teaching grounds teachers to teach effectively was not given weight anywhere. Such criticisms aimed not only at the tacit assumptions of educational content and pedagogy, but also questioned traditional views concerning the universality and neutrality of Ôreason’ and critical thinking, and even of knowledge and truth.
Most renowned for his work in philosophy and social psychology, George Herbert Mead (1863-1931) was one of the founders of American pragmatism. Unless we have some guiding philosophy in the determination of objectives, we get nowhere at all. Philosophy absorbs within it the fruits of the spirit of the earlier period, which opposes it, and that spirit completes and improves it and creates the Hegelian synthesis.