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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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Yosef-Hassidim, Doron – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
Inspired by Heidegger's philosophy, this article calls for revisiting the role of education and offers an educational goal of examining the meaning of being a human being. Through interpreting the ontological difference, awareness of wholes is suggested as a crucial means for discovering new meanings about ourselves, and Heidegger's perception of…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Role of Education, Hermeneutics, Teaching Methods
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Childhood Education, 2020
Education is a social institution through which a society's children are taught basic knowledge, skills, and cultural norms. Social change can often lead to transformation within the social organization of a society, as it can affect not only people but also social institutions. Social change occurs when people call for change to meet human needs.…
Descriptors: Social Change, Social Systems, Role of Education, Correlation
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Snaza, Nathan – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2017
This article is a response to Hugo Letiche's "Bewildering Pedagogy," an extended critique of many of Snaza's published texts. In it, Snaza selected four important points of disagreement and elaborated four tensions between Letiche's claims and his own present thinking--tensions that all turn on ontological and epistemological axioms…
Descriptors: Politics, Humanism, Definitions, Altruism
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Gordon, Mordechai – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
This article takes up the educational challenge of the framers of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Specifically, the author explores the question of: how can we talk about a universal conception of human rights in a way that both respects the need for cultural pluralism and the necessity to protect those rights and freedoms that all…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Moral Values, Cultural Pluralism, Figurative Language
Akulli, Ksenafo – ProQuest LLC, 2018
"What is the role of higher knowledge and education in molding the individual and in creating certain attributes of the individual?" The attributes of the individual in question are derived from Marx and they signify an individual who is autonomous, free and capable to determine her own future and discover and actualize her own kinds of…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Political Attitudes, Conflict, Praxis
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Inukai, Nozomi – Critical Inquiry in Language Studies, 2012
This study is the first attempt to conduct a critical analysis of the research on Ikeda's educational philosophy published in mainland China and Taiwan. The study employed a combination of archival research and responses to an online questionnaire by professors and doctorate students studying Ikeda's educational philosophy. The study analyzed the…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Educational Philosophy, Criticism, Foreign Countries
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Snaza, Nathan – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2013
Theorists as diverse as Plato, Rousseau, Freire, Apple, and the New London Group have understood education as a practice that "makes" humans. Positing education as a practice of humanization has long been understood to be the highest, most lofty good. By drawing on feminism, critical race studies, and postcolonial studies, the author of…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Humanization, Humanistic Education, Feminism
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Kivelä, Ari – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel developed the concept of institutionalized education, which reflected public schooling and its legitimacy in the context of rapid transformation of European feudal societies to modern societies. The concept of school reflects the Hegelian theory of Bildung and the concept of modern society. What makes Hegel's…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Role of Education
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Kazamias, Andreas – European Education, 2018
Since the 1960s, comparative education in the United States, Canada, and Europe has shown considerable growth and vitality, in terms of membership in professional organizations, participation in international conferences, research, and publications. Epistemologically and methodologically, new modernist and postmodernist paradigms have been…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Philosophy, Humanities
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Amini, Mehrnosh; Najafi, Mohamad – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Educational challenge and issue in modern world has been of the ideologist's interest for educational implications to find inner talents and abilities and his knowledge of human existence to educate health characteristic of teachers. This article is to investigate educational aspects and reasons of ontology philosophy by Sabzevari, Iranian thinker…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Methods, Islam, Role of Education
Birgili, Bengi – Online Submission, 2015
Creative and critical thinking skills are the abilities, which can sometimes be used interchangeably in definition. In fact, they have different constructs because they differentiate in outcome of human behaviours. Also one of today's requirements is that individuals should approach everyday problems by using both competences. So, one of the…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Problem Solving
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López Castellano, Fernando; García-Quero, Fernando; García-Carmona, Marina – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
Current discussions about education suggest that a transformative pedagogy that goes beyond the acquisition of knowledge and skills is needed. However, there is no agreement as to the inputs needed for a correct development of the educational model. In this sense, we can identify the presence of two different approaches to human and social capital…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Social Capital, Role of Education, Economic Development
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Brenneman, Mark; Margonis, Frank – Educational Theory, 2012
In this review essay, Mark Brenneman and Frank Margonis address three recent book-length contributions to the ongoing discussion around cosmopolitanism and educational thought: Mark Olssen's "Liberalism, Neoliberalism, Social Democracy: Thin Communitarian Perspectives on Political Philosophy and Education," Sharon Todd's "Toward an Imperfect…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Democracy, Neoliberalism, Political Attitudes
Higgins, Steve, Ed.; Coffield, Frank, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2016
In 1916 John Dewey published "Democracy and Education: An introduction to the philosophy of education". In this book some of today's foremost historians, philosophers, psychologists, and sociologists of education mark the anniversary of Dewey's work by reviewing and reflecting, from a British perspective, on Dewey's contribution to our…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational Philosophy, Role of Education, Democracy
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