Studies in Philosophy and Education is an international peer-reviewed journal that focuses on philosophical, theoretical, normative and conceptual problems and issues in educational research, policy and practice. Among the most influential products of APE was the analysis developed by Hirst and Peters (1970) and Peters (1973) of the concept of education itself. For Dr. Aggrey a balance between non-formal education and formal education was crucial. The second aim of education is to develop the child mentally, morally and above all spiritually.
However, while Aquinas derived belief from Christian revelation (Basic Writings), Rosenzweig derived it from the soul of man, according to which the relationship between philosophy and theology is determined. Aristotle considered human nature, habit and reason to be equally important forces to be cultivated in education.
They sought, furthermore, to use philosophy to find resolutions to the problems bothering real people in the concrete world. These must be written in accordance with the philosophy of time, cultural, social and political background of a society or nation. Plato says that in each step the person is given with different sort of education.
Such educators want the educational experience to focus on creating opportunities for self-direction and self-actualization. Although it does not seek to tell us what dispositions we should form, it does analyze and criticize the concepts, arguments, and methods employed in any study of or reflection upon education.
Relativity of a society or group of societies to adjust their values through rules and common laws to fit a Current International Level of Development-CILOD is called Country’s /for this society/ Current Level of Development- CCLOD. The Progressive philosophy motivates cultural development of an individual in order to bring about societal change, whereas the Humanistic trends look at the overall development of the personality and characteristics of an individual.