ERIC Number: ED364493
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Midwest Philosophy of Education Society (Chicago, Illinois, November 8-9, 1991, and November 13-14, 1992).
Owen, David B., Ed.; Swartz, Ronald M., Ed.
This document consists of papers that were presented at the 1991 and 1992 annual meetings of the Midwest Philosophy of Education Society. The book is divided into four sections. The first is composed of the society president's address at the 1992 meeting and a response to that address. The presidential address discussed chaos theory and the philosophy of Charles Peirce as it related to the future of philosophy of education. The second section contains the papers presented at the 1991 meeting. Some subjects included are: (1) critical thinking and Aristotle's "Posterior Analytics"; (2) philosophy of popular culture in academia; (3) student disbelief; (4) conflict between individual rights and social values in the civil rights movement; (5) changes in U.S. education as it relates to the teaching profession; (6) and (7) John Dewey's educational philosophy; and (8) democracy and education beyond the classroom. The third section consists of the papers presented at the 1992 annual meeting. Subjects in this section include Simone de Beauvoir's theory of women in society and social change, education and democracy, hopefulness and inner city students, education and love, irreducibility of value, Confucius, the ethics of evaluation and grading, teaching, education initiative and social reconstructivism, educating the emotions, philosophy of life rhythms, critical thinking strategies, poetry, moral education, radical perspectivism, and Catholic education. The final section is appendices of meeting programs, members and officers, and business meeting reports. (DK)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Democracy, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Ethical Instruction, Females, Grading, Higher Education, Popular Culture, Postmodernism, Social Change, Student Evaluation, Teaching (Occupation)
Midwest Philosophy of Education Society, Ames, IA 50010.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Midwest Philosophy of Education Society.