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ERIC Number: EJ900774
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 61
ISSN: ISSN-0305-4985
Aristotle's Educational Politics and the Aristotelian Renaissance in Philosophy of Education
Curren, Randall
Oxford Review of Education, v36 n5 p543-559 Oct 2010
This paper assesses the historical meaning and contemporary significance of Aristotle's educational ideas. It begins with a broad characterisation of the project of Aristotle's "Nicomachean Ethics" and "Politics", which he calls "political science" ("he politike episteme"), and the central place of education in his vision of statesmanship. It proceeds through a series of topics fundamental to his educational ideas, culminating in the account of education in "Politics" VIII. A concluding section appraises the uses to which Aristotelian ideas are currently put in philosophy of education, identifying some confusions in the influential literature of "practices". (Contains 13 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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