ERIC Number: ED147254
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Philosophy of Education in Cultural Perspective. Essays Commemorating the Twenty-Fifth Anniversary Celebration of the Far Western Philosophy of Education Society.
Jelinek, James John, Ed.
The manuscript contains 48 essays commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Far Western Philosophy of Education Society. Topics included are cultural awareness; the teaching of values; philosophy and teacher education; humanistic education; existentialism and education; the nature of man; and the educational philosophies of Abraham J. Heschel, Celestin Freinet, John Dewey, Friedrich Nietzsche, Merleau-Ponty, and John Elof Boodin. Additional papers explore such areas as competency-based education, philosophy of the contemporary counter-culture and education, educational innovation, the setting of school and community goals, educational legislation, and instructional supervision. Two appendices list current officers of the Society and the history of previous annual meetings and officers. (JK)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Creativity, Cultural Awareness, Democratic Values, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Philosophy, Elementary Secondary Education, Essays, Existentialism, Higher Education, Humanistic Education, Learning, Moral Values, Relevance (Education), Supervision, Teacher Education, Values
Far Western Philosophy of Education Society, c/o Dr. James John Jelinek, Room 412, Hiram Bradford Farmer Education Building, College of Education, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona 85281 ($15.00, paper cover)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Far Western Philosophy of Education Society.
Note: Pages 17 and 18 of the original document are copyrighted and therefore not available. They are not included in the pagination