This title was first published in 2000. Drawing on exclusive interviews with Karl Popper, this book provides the first comprehensive examination of the educational implications of his philosophy. Critically exploring key elements of Popper’s work, his theory of knowledge, psychology of learning and politics, Richard Bailey also extrapolates an approach to teaching and learning in schools and the wider community.
Contents: Introduction; The educational roots of Popper’s philosophy; Critical fallibilism; Evolutionary epistemology; How do children learn?; Three worlds; The open society; Educative democracy; The critical curriculum - education for an open society; Bibliography; Index.
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