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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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Jacobsen, Douglas; Jacobsen, Rhonda Hustedt – Christian Higher Education, 2014
The educational theories and policies promoted by Ernest L. Boyer (1928-1995), who served as chancellor of the SUNY system, U.S. Commissioner (Secretary) of Education, and president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, were significantly influenced by his affiliations with the Brethren in Christ Church and the Society of…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Policy, Christianity, Biographies
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Waghid, Yusef – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2015
Despite the advances made in the liberal Western philosophical and educational tradition to counteract unethical, immoral and inhumane acts committed by the human species, these acts of inhumanity persist. It would be inapt to apportion blame only to Western thinking, which has its roots in Greek antiquity, as Plato and Aristotle, for instance,…
Descriptors: Philosophy, African Culture, Western Civilization, Educational Philosophy
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Lutz, Lori A.; Nichols, Susannah – Roeper Review, 2016
This article traces the evolution of a moral philosophy curriculum originally taught by George A. Roeper in the earliest years of The Roeper School. The first author, a student at The Roeper School in the 1960s and 1970s, describes the impact of the class George Roeper called "Human Relations" on her life. Returning to the School as a…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Ethical Instruction, Educational Philosophy, Educational History
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Toonders, Winnie; Verhoeff, Roald P.; Zwart, Hub – Science & Education, 2016
Drama is a relatively unexplored tool in academic science education. This paper addresses in what way the use of drama may allow science students to deepen their understanding of recent developments in the emerging and controversial field of neuro-enhancement, by means of a case study approach. First, we emphasise the congruency between drama and…
Descriptors: Drama, Questionnaires, Qualitative Research, Philosophy
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Shuibat, Mohammad; Abu Samra, Mahmoud; Shuibat, Nida – World Journal of Education, 2015
This paper presents a historical background of the Palestinian education. It outlines a theoretical basis for the development of Human Rights Regimes. The paper tackles the views of some philosophers like Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Kant who laid down the foundations for the development of Human Rights Regimes. The paper illustrates that Human…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Civil Rights, Universities, Foreign Countries
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Laverty, Megan Jane – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
In this essay, I demonstrate the value of the Bildungsroman for philosophy of education on the grounds that these narratives raise and explore educational questions. I focus on a short story in the Bildungsroman tradition, Thomas Hardy's "A Mere Interlude". This story describes the maturation of its heroine by narrating a series of…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Values Education, Educational Philosophy, Literature
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Al-Rsa'i, Mohammed – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
This study aims to examine Ibn Rushd perceptions in terms of Knowledge and reflection thereof on his educational philosophy. This study reached at a conclusion that Ibn Rushd partaking had its important role in framing the Knowledge theory and maintain it away from deviations and in the same time originated much jurisprudences starting from…
Descriptors: Literature, Educational Philosophy, Human Body, Self Concept
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Asrori, H. Achmad – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
"Ta'lim Muta'allim" is one of the monumental works of Shaykh Tajuddin Nu'man ibn Ibrahim ibn al-Khalil al-Zarnuji, who lived in the 6th century H/13-14 M. The reason for writing this study ie: (1) it is very rich with the basic values of Islamic education, (2) the values are already widely practiced in the world of education, especially…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Educational Philosophy, Boarding Schools
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Huang, Chun-chieh – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2014
This article argues that Mencius' education is "holistic education" that aims at igniting the "silent revolution" from within one's inner mind-heart to be unfolded in society, state, and the world. Mencius' educational philosophy is based on his theory of human nature and his theory of self-cultivation. Mencius…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Teaching Methods, Moral Values
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Yu, Chong Ho; Lee, Hyun Seo – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2018
Secular scholars have criticized Christian education and counseling on sex as restrictive, ineffective, and outdated. The authors of the current study explored both common non-Christian and Christian approaches to human sexuality with reference to overarching domains of religion, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and anthropology. Secular…
Descriptors: Christianity, Sex Education, Teaching Methods, Criticism
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Wood, Allen – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
Kant held that the moral vocation of the human species was to strive toward moral perfection. But in Religion within the Boundaries of Mere Reason, he at least entertained as part of the human condition a rationalist version of the Christian doctrine of original sin: that human beings have a universal, innate and inextirpable propensity to evil.…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Christianity, Values Education, Religion
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Tan, Charlene – Oxford Review of Education, 2018
This paper compares the educational thought of Paulo Freire and Confucius on what it means to be more fully human. Both Freire and Confucius object to the dehumanisation of human beings through the banking concept of education and other oppressive practices. They argue for the ontological vocation of becoming more fully human through humanisation…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Confucianism, Educational Philosophy, Humanism
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Munzel, G. Felicitas – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2019
To perfect human beings with an innate propensity for radical evil is a formidable task. Kant explicitly says that the propensity for evil is not eradicable; it is rooted in human nature, specifically in the human power of choice-making. The task is to reorient the natural order of choice-making (which derives its maxim from an object of the…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Antisocial Behavior, Aesthetics, Self Esteem
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Tourbier, Michelle – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
Designing education policy, curriculum and competences which promote and nourish the values and/or morals believed to underpin democratic culture is both contentious and something which has occupied philosophers, policy-makers and educators from Ancient Greece to present. This task has become even more challenging as people and ideas have become…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Democratic Values, Moral Values, Policy Formation
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