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Three Historical Philosophies of Education 

Title: Three Historical Philosophies of Education: Aristotle, Kant, Dewey Author: Frankena, William K. Publisher: Scott, Foresman; 1st edition, 1965 About the Author: Frankena was an American philosopher who wrote extensively in moral philosophy. He is widely known for his landmark essay "The Naturalistic Fallacy", which gives a critical analysis of G. E. Moore's argument that …

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Epistemologies of Ignorance in Education 

Title: Epistemologies of Ignorance in Education Editors: Erik Malewski, Purdue University, and Nathalia Jaramillo, Purdue University Publisher: Information Age Publishing, 2011 Call Number: LC196 .E65 2011 From the Publisher: "Epistemologies of Ignorance provide educators a distinct epistemological view on questions of marginalization, oppression, relations of power and dominance, difference, philosophy, and even death among our youth. The …

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Dear Maxine 

Title: Dear Maxine: letters from the unfinished conversation with Maxine Greene Authors: Edited by Robert Lake, Foreword by Sonia Nieto Publisher: New York, NY: Teachers College Press, c2010 Check It Out! From the Publisher: (A note from the editor, Robert Lake) Dear readers of Maxine Greene’s work, A new book comprised of 75 letters from …

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What is college really for? More thoughts on society and the liberal arts 


Reposted from Arts & Humanities. Written by jayhammond.

In his recent book “Shop Class as Soul Craft,” Matthew B. Crawford calls into question the prevailing sentiment that “knowledge work” is somehow more intrinsically valuable than skilled trade labor. Crawford earned a Ph.D in political philosophy from the University of Chicago, and is now a fellow and the institute for advanced studies at the …

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