ERIC Number: ED319670
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
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)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Childrens Rights, Educational Policy, Ethics, General Education, Higher Education, Social Change, Teacher Education, Values Education, Writing (Composition)
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
Authoring Institution: Midwest Philosophy of Education Society, Carbondale, IL.