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Philosophy of Education

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[Revised entry by Harvey Siegel, D.C. Phillips, and Eamonn Callan on October 7, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Philosophy of education is the branch of applied or practical philosophy concerned with the nature and aims of education and the philosophical problems arising from educational theory and practice. Because that practice is ubiquitous in and across human societies, its social and individual manifestations so varied, and its influence so profound, the subject is wide-ranging, involving issues in ethics and social/political philosophy, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mind and language, and other areas of philosophy. Because it looks...

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