The Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) in Educational Studies program is located in Memorial Hall. To comprehend the relationship between philosophy and teaching it is better to synthesize teaching as specialization of philosophy within education, the task that follows in lecture twelve. This was a reaction against the demeaning of informal education which was practiced by most African societies.
Fourth, in a pluralistic society like the United States, in which the existing educational enterprise or a large segment of it is based on a working compromise between conflicting views, a philosopher may again do several sorts of things. Rousseau’s philosophy of education best ensures that the pupil will absorb information and concepts.
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.
Philosophy comes from no where but is an outcome of Man’s self-intuition, when he wants to know about transcendental matters in a reflective state of mind. The Society’s international peer-reviewed journal, the Journal of Philosophy of Education, welcomes submissions from scholars in philosophy, education and related fields.
On a more personal level I believe that Christian education is of great importance to the whole country. Dewey is often credited with laying the foundation for standards-based education. Reconstructionist educators focus on a curriculum that highlights social reform as the aim of education.