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ERIC Number: EJ793173
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jun
Pages: 21
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 19
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1857
Max Scheler and the Idea of a Well Rounded Education
Puolimatka, Tapio
Educational Philosophy and Theory, v40 n3 p362-382 Jun 2008
The German philosopher Max Scheler defines the human person as a value-oriented act structure. Since a person is ideally a free being with open possibilities, the aim of education is to help human beings develop their potential in various directions. At the centre of Scheler's educational philosophy is the idea of all-round education, which aims towards a developed capacity for assessment, an ability to make choices and an ability to focus on the objective nature of things.
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Language: English
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