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Raptis, Theocharis – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 2019
In this paper I will explore the contribution of philosophical anthropology to music education research which, over recent years, has been showing an increasing interest in the human body. In order to do this I will especially be drawing on the ideas of one of its pioneers, Helmuth Plessner. Plessner's philosophy should be understood as an effort…
Descriptors: Human Body, Music Education, Phenomenology, Educational Philosophy
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Bolat, Yavuz; Bas, Muhammed – World Journal of Education, 2018
While philosophy has confronted us as a concept that has taken place in every age of the thinking adventure of the humankind, philosophical considerations have been influential on all elements of human creation. One of these influence areas is education studies. Education has been influenced by the philosophy of education, which has occurred more…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs
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Arndt, Sonja; Tesar, Marek – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2016
This article explores quality in early childhood education by de-elevating the importance of the human subject and experience, and heightening instead a focus on and tensions with the post-human. The argument traces the intricate web of "qualities" woven throughout entanglements of subjects, objects and things that constitute what is…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Preschool Education, Social Change, Educational Philosophy
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Goulah, Jason – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2012
This article focuses in two ways on Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) and language and culture education. First, the author excerpts Ikeda's translated and lesser-known Japanese speeches to explicate his view of world language learning and cultural exchange as curricular components of a broader educational philosophy for becoming "fully human." Second, the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Humanistic Education, Global Approach, Second Language Learning
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Snauwaert, Dale T. – Education Sciences, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to explore a capacity-building pedagogical approach to human rights education as a complement to the "declarationist" approach. The basic premise of this philosophical paper is the idea of human rights as justified claims and/or demands; as such, ethical and moral justification is presupposed in the very idea…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Teaching Methods, Ethics, Moral Values
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Kato, Moricmichi – Policy Futures in Education, 2015
We live in an age in which the destruction of the environment has become a major concern. However, until recently, environmental problems have not become a major issue for the philosophy of education. The reason for this is that for a very long time the philosophy of education was intimately related to the concept of nature as the foundation and…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Postmodernism, Environmental Education
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Gearon, Liam – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2018
This article argues that Wells' science fiction and subsequent political engagements are a continuum expressed by an imperative: that human history is held 'between education and catastrophe'. The life and work of a politically unfashionable but still popular writer of science fiction are also a masterclass in establishing the critical importance…
Descriptors: Science Fiction, Educational Philosophy, Political Attitudes, Archives
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Bim-Bad, Boris Michailovich; Egorova, Lioudmila Ivanovna – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The article attempts to analyse the interaction between philosophy of education and teaching practice. Such area of learning as "philosophy of education" is defined, genesis and dynamics of practice as universals of human existence are traced; such concepts as "practice," "teaching practice" are analysed in view of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Educational Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Role
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Haydock, Karen; Srivastava, Himanshu – Environmental Education Research, 2019
This study consists of two interdependent parts. First we categorise the environmental philosophies prevalent amongst environmentalists in India by comparing the way the environmental crisis is understood and what its causes and solutions are thought to be. In the second part, we use this categorisation for a case study of three high school…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Environment, Conservation (Environment), High School Teachers
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Kivunja, Charles; Shizha, Edward – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
With its origin in Greek where "diaspora" as a noun means "a dispersion" or as a verb means to "scatter about", the term is used in this paper to refer to the dispersion or scattering of Africans from their original African homeland and now live in countries other than their own. Indeed some Africans have dispersed…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Social Capital, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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Mustola, Marleena – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
The hierarchical human-centric paradigm has been criticized by various movements of posthuman philosophy because this paradigm forgets and dismisses nonhuman beings and entities: animals, nature, objects, and technology. When I developed a course called 'Education and Adaptations of Animal Studies' for university students in 2015, I learned two…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, College Students, Animals, Ethics
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Westman, Susanne; Bergmark, Ulrika – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2014
This paper aimed to explore how preschool teachers' experience their strengthened teaching mission, specifically when working with scientific exploration. The study was based on the philosophy of the life-world, a branch of the phenomenological movement. Life-world philosophy focuses on the concrete reality humans inhabit and is responsive to its…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Phenomenology, Teacher Role, Self Concept
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Saari, Antti – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
Although often labelled obsolete and ethically dubious, twentieth-century behaviourist principles of learning have been central to the development of instructional technology and the design of modern learning environments. Using Andrew Pickering's philosophy, this article addresses behaviourism as a mangle of practice to highlight the conceptual…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Behaviorism, Educational Philosophy, Learning Theories
Mutamba, Charlene – Online Submission, 2012
This paper will attempt to define a philosophy of adult education for the purpose of workforce development in Southern Africa. The different influences such as Ubuntu and communalism, indigenous education, diversity western philosophy, globalization and technology are explored in the context of the Southern African region.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Adult Education, Labor Force Development
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Bradley, Deborah – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2017
This review of Randall Everett Allsup's book, "Remixing the Classroom: Toward an Open Philosophy of Music Education" (Allsup 2016) deconstructs some of the characteristics of postmodernism found within the text, critiquing Allsup's use of anecdotes to set up the argument for an open philosophy of music education as an approach that…
Descriptors: Fear, Music Education, Educational Philosophy, Postmodernism
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