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Philosophy of Education

9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Metanarrative

LECTURE 10: WEEK 11 Postmodernism Strengths: reveals the gaps by deconstructing structures Weaknesses: destroys gladly, but builds little in place, elitist language, no set body of ideas Difficult to define, rejection of m...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Reductionism, Rudolf Carnap, Moritz Schlick

LECTURE 9: WEEK 10 Analytic Philosophy Strengths: focus on importance of language Weaknesses: logical positivism contradicts language games; too limited to meet the demands of a changing world Seek to analyse language, con...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Marxian Economics, Class Conflict, Dialectical Materialism

LECTURE 8: WEEK 9 Marxism Strengths: highlights inequity of distribution of resources, strong view of social transformation Weaknesses: indoctrination and overemphasis on class Philosophy of action to change the world to b...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Homo Sapiens, Jean-Paul Sartre, The Strongest

LECTURE 7: WEEK 7 Existentialism Strengths: empowerment of individual experience Weaknesses: overemphasis on the negative, brooding, could cause disregard to others as the self is paramount ...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Positive Force, Henry David Thoreau

LECTURE 6: WEEK 6 Reconstructionism Strengths: focus on change and activism Weaknesses: change is not always positive 2 major premises: o Society needs constant reconstruction or change o Such social change involves a rec...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Pragmatism, Scientific Method

LECTURE 5: WEEK 5 Pragmatism Strengths: practical focus on what works and experience Weaknesses: neglect of importance of intuition and irrationality Encourages us to seek out the processes and do the things that work best...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Upanishads, Vedas, Quran

LECTURE 4: WEEK 4 Eastern Philosophy Strengths: mytho-poetic knowing, religious and spiritual being Weaknesses: superstitious belief and default thinking Connecting with nature, the self, everyt...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Syllogism, Learned Society, Universal Property

LECTURE 3: WEEK 3 Realism: Strengths: knowledge derived from experience and testing Weaknesses: lack of visionwholenessbig picture Tangible world of matter and the observation of it is the starting point for knowledge acqu...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Socratic Method, Nuance Communications, Truism

LECTURE 2: WEEK 2 Idealism: Strengths: envisioning, conceiving of what isnt yetpossibilities Weaknesses: unfounded abstraction, fantastical illusion, conservative Ideas are the only true reality, perfect and eternal. Ideal...

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9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Positive Force, Henry David Thoreau, Scientific Method

find more resources at oneclass.com No single way to teach, our methods should also utilise the resources of community i.e. libraries Dewey: Construction of knowledge is an active process between the organism and the envir...

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Thomas Neilson
9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Syllogism, Learned Society, Universal Property

find more resources at oneclass.com Realism: Strengths: knowledge derived from experience and testing Weaknesses: lack of visionwholenessbig picture Tangible world of matter and the observation of it is the starting point ...

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Thomas Neilson
9892 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Categorical Imperative, Truism, Socratic Method

find more resources at oneclass.com Idealism: Strengths: envisioning, conceiving of what isnt yetpossibilities Weaknesses: unfounded abstraction, fantastical illusion, conservative Ideas are the only true reality, perfect ...

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Thomas Neilson

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