The contributors to this collection of essays offer a stimulating and varied range of approaches to this developing area. The volume includes discussions on the concept of education and such related topics as indoctrination and the nature and scope of the theory of education. Aspects of education including the field of moral education, and issues which are reflected prominently in the curricula of such subjects as Mathematics and Science in schools and colleges are considered.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Education 1. The Concept of Education Glenn Langford 2. The Concept of Indoctrination Patricia Smart 3. The Nature and Scope of Educational Theory (1) D J O'Connor 4. The Nature and Scope of Educational Theory (2) P. H. Hirst Part 2:Education and Values 5. Education - A Moral Concept T. F. Daveney 6. Moral Autonomy as an Aim of Moral Education Kurt Baier 7. Values in Education (1) Glenn Langford 8. Values in Education (2) Part 3:Aspects of Education 9. Language and Moral Education R. M. Hare 10. Is Religious Education Possible? W. D. Hudson 11. Aesthetic Education Diane Collinson 12. The Problem of Curriculum Sequence in Mathematics Christopher Ormell 13. Philosophy of Education and the Place of Science in the Curriculum P. H. Nidditch