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Knowledge and the Curriculum (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 12)
A Collection of Philosophical Papers





ISBN 9780415649506
Published January 25, 2013 by Routledge
212 Pages

 
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The papers in this volume provide a coherent philosophical study of a group of important and pressing educational issues such as the selection of objectives for less able children, the fundamental characteristics of teaching and the integration of the curriculum. A thesis on the necessary differentiation of knowledge into logically distinct forms is outlined, and is defended against recent philosophical criticisms. Its implications for curriculum planning are examined, with particular reference to the urgent problems of adeqately characterizing liberal education and those forms of moral and religious education that are appropriate in maintained schools.

Table of Contents

1. Philosophy and Curriculum Planning  2. The Nature and Structure of Curriculum Objectives  3. Liberal Education and the Nature of Knowledge  4. Realms of Meaning and Forms of Knowledge  5. Language and Thought  6. The Forms of Knowledge re-visited  7. What is Teaching?   8. The Logical and Psychological Aspects of Teaching a Subject  9. Curriculum Integration  10. Literature and the Fine Arts as a Unique Form of Knowledge  11. The Two-cultures, Science and Moral Education  12. Morals, Religion and the Maintained School

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