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Art and Education  

Catherine Z. Elgin

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article discusses the character of art and the centrality of art education to the curriculum. It argues against the claim that art is impervious to education. It explains that though ... More

Beholding Nietzsche: , Fate, and Freedom  

Christa Davis Acampora

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Sep 2013
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Dec 2013
Ecce Homo offers Nietzsche’s own interpretation of himself, his thoughts, and his works. This article analyzes how the text bears on his ideas about agency, fate, and freedom. ... More

Constructivisms, Scientific Methods, and Reflective Judgment in Science Education  

Richard E. Grandy

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article addresses questions concerning science education, focusing on contemporary cognitive scientific investigations of teaching and learning in the science classroom. It ... More

Curriculum and the Value of Knowledge  

David Carr

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article addresses general questions concerning the extent to which, and the ways in which, the curriculum is and ought to be driven by our views of knowledge. It discusses the ... More

The Development of Rationality  

David Moshman

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article provides a psychological account of the development of rationality in the context of education. It explains that implicit in the metacognitive conception of rationality is a ... More

Educating for Authenticity: The Paradox of Moral Education Revisited  

Stefaan E. Cuypers

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article explores the concept of educating for authenticity. It outlines the debate on free will to show how the main problems in the metaphysics of free will essentially connect with ... More

Educating for Individual Freedom and Democratic Citizenship: In Unity and Diversity There Is Strength  

Amy Gutmann

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article addresses contentious questions concerning individual freedom and democratic citizenship education in the contemporary circumstances of multiculturalism. It suggests that ... More

Educating the Practical Imagination: A Prolegomena  

Amélie Rorty

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article argues for the educational importance of imagination and sketches strategies for developing it in the classroom. It explains that imagination is a necessary ingredient in the ... More

Education, Democracy, and Capitalism  

Philip Kitcher

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article examines the relationships between education, democracy, and capitalism through the works of John Dewey, John Stuart Mill, and Adam Smith. It explores some basic questions ... More

Educational Authority and the Interests of Children  

Rob Reich

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Oct 2009
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Jan 2010
This article investigates the moral and legal legitimacy of some varieties of educational authority, emphasizing the important but often overlooked interests of children. It argues that ... More

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