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ERIC Number: ED319670
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 233
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Midwest Philosophy of Education Society (Chicago, Illinois, November 13-14, 1987 and November 11-12, 1988).
Dennis, Lawrence J., Ed.
Proceedings of two conferences of a society of specialists in the philosophy of education are contained in this document. Seven papers are included from the 1987 conference program. They are: (1) "Conversation and Character: Teachable Moments in Plato's 'Republic'" (D. B. Owen); (2) "In Praise of the Philosophy of Liberal Education" (A. M. Neiman); (3) "Philosophy of Liberal Education and Teacher Education" (A. Brown); (4) "Democratic Theory and the Educational Policy Process" (D. T. Snauwaert); (5) "Taking the Moral Point of View: An Uneven Relationship to Moral Judgment-Making" (R. P. Craig); (6) "Is There Consciousness in Writing?: A Philosophical Exploration" (G. W. Stickel); and (7) "Did Dewey Dance? An Artistic Assay II, or The Subjective Element in Esthetic Experience" (L. J. Dennis). Nine papers from the 1988 program are presented: (1) "The Virtue Ethics Approach to Moral Development: A Critique" (R. P. Craig); (2) "Child Custody, Children's Rights and Education" (J. W. Hoff); (3) "Children's Rights Revisited: A Philosophical Basis for Protective Action" (R. C. Pipan); (4) "Sorokin's Theory of Sociocultural Change, Creative Altruism, and Education" (D. T. Snauwaert); (5) "Vice and Virtue in Higher Education: A Forgotten Issue" (D. B. Annis); (6) "A Response to 'Vice and Virtue in Higher Education: A Forgotten Issue'" (A. Brown); (7) "Janusz Korczak and Self-Governing Schools in the Twentieth Century" (R. Swartz); (8) "Is There a Reasonable Alternative to Objectivist Theories of Meaning and Rationality as a Basis for Curriculum? A Work in Progress" (P. L. Smith); and (9) "The Classics, Progress, and the Future" (D. B. Owen). The 1987 and 1988 programs and the membership list from those years are included. (JB)
Dr. David B. Owen, Secretary-Treasurer, Midwest Philosophy of Education Society, College of Education, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Midwest Philosophy of Education Society, Carbondale, IL.