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Education and the Value of Knowledge

1st Edition

By M. A. B. Degenhardt


108 pages

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In this title, first published in 1982, the author deals with some of the all-important questions of curriculum justification such as ‘why do we value knowledge?’; ‘why is it that we value some kinds of knowledge more than others?’; ‘can we simply receive knowledge to be good, or is our belief that it is so grounded in man’s nature, or that of k

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction: The Problem and Why It Matters 2. Some Theories of the Inherent Worth of Knowledge 3. Towards a Positive Answer 4. Suggestions for Further Reading; References; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

This set of 21 volumes, originally published between 1955 and 1997, amalgamates several topics on the philosophy of education, with a particular focus on religious education, curriculum studies, and critical thinking. This collection of books from some of the leading scholars in the field provides a comprehensive overview of the subject and will be of particular interest to students of philosophy, education and those undertaking teaching qualifications.

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