Philosophy is the study of realities, pursuit of wisdom, and commentary on general principles of life. Our approach to education reflects a commitment to the values of community, life-long learning, ministry, integrity and the pursuit of excellence. For introductory level philosophy classes, to instill the love of wisdom, I de-emphasize the names of philosophers and jargons.
However, in the twentieth century philosophy of education tended to be developed in schools of education in the context of what is called foundations of education, thus linking it with other parts of the discipline of education-educational history, psychology, and sociology-rather than with other parts of philosophy.
Locke, then in exile in Europe, wrote the parents a series of letters in which alongside sensible advice about such matters as the priorities in the education of a landed gentleman, and about making learning fun for the boy, there were a few strange items such as the advice that the boy should wear leaky shoes in winter so that he would be toughened up!
Through proper education and training people can use their productivity and innovation skill to upgrade their productivities to bring a higher level of economic development. During the Renaissance , the French skeptic Michel de Montaigne (1533 – 1592) was one of the first to critically look at education.
Structuralism: This philosophy propounds that every field, from religion to science, is a complex system that is made up of a large number of inter-related parts. While idealism is famous for its high and lofty aims of education, pragmatism is famous for its brilliant principles and curriculum, naturalism for its method of education.