Foundations Of Education

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 1996 - Education - 376 pages
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From The Dawn Of Civilization, Man Has Been Marching In Search Of Wisdom. Various Experiments Are Projected Through Education, So That Humanity, Happiness And Harmony Be Wedded Together. Education Is Indispensable For Making Life And Living Meaningful And Purposive. Its Significance Cannot Be Fully Appreciated Unless It Is Looked At In Proper Perspectives Philosophical, Sociological And Psychological.The Philosophical Perspectives Provide The Basis Of Education In Terms Of Values, Aims And Objectives. Without A Philosophical Basis, Education Tends To Lose Its Direction. In Addition, Philosophy Provides A Framework Within Which Education And Educational Problems Can Be Discussed. Above All, The Nature Of Decisions Is Significantly Determined By Philosophy And Education. A Philosophy Of Education Is Often Adequate To Make Immediate Resolution To Conflicts. Thus, Philosophy Of Education Is A Comprehensive Area Of Knowledge With An Interdisciplinary Approach.Keeping In View The Significant Bearing Of Philosophical Basis Of Education On Life And Society, The Present Book Philosophical Foundation Of Education Has Been Written. It Is An In-Depth Study Of All The Aspects Related To Education. Beginning With The Philosophical Foundation Of Education, The Book Analytically Discusses Education In Relation To Issues Of Human Values, Freedom And Discipline, Peace And Democracy And Its Application In Classroom Teaching. It Also Acquaints The Readers With The Indian Philosophy Of Education. Apart From These, It Analytically Presents The Aims, Creativity, Role And Human Factors Of Education. Here, The Indian Standard Of Education Has Been Particularly Studied.It Is Hoped That The Present Book Will Prove Immensely Useful For The Students And Teachers Of Both Education And Philosophy. Even The General Readers Will Find It Highly Informative.
 

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Contents

A few words Hi PART
1
Philosophical Foundation of Education
7
Indian Philosophy of Education
14
Human Factors of Education
22
Value and Value Changes
32
Aims of Education
47
Assumptions Around Values
58
Current Trends in Education
66
Education for Peace 95
95
Education for Harmony 99
99
Education for Survival
103
Education for International Understanding
111
PART III
1
Some Basic Factors 7
7
Individual Differences
15
Intelligence and Its Measurements A Review 26
26

Freedom and Discipline
74
Creativity and the Role of Education
78
Our Standard of Education
87
Peace and Education
95
PART II
1
What is Society? 6
6
Society and Environment 14
14
Culture 23
23
Social Forces and Social Controls 30
30
Social Stratification 37
37
The Concept of Social Change 43
43
The Present Scene in Indian Society 55
55
An Analysis of some of the Problems in India in 65
65
New Prespectives in Education 83
83
Education for Emancipation of Creative Consciousness 89
89
Perceiving and Thinking 42
42
Learning and Its Implications 57
57
Remembering and Forgetting 63
63
Attention and Interest 70
70
Meanings Imagery and Imagination 79
79
Personality and Personality Development 90
90
Exercise and Methods of Learning 105
105
Transfer of Training
119
Growth Development and Education
127
Theories of Child Development
131
Group Behaviour
139
Conflict The Role of the Unconscious
142
Bibliography
145
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