1st Edition

Education and the Value of Knowledge

By M. A. B. Degenhardt Copyright 1982
    112 Pages
    by Routledge

    108 Pages
    by Routledge

    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

    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


    M. A. B. Degenhardt