Philosophy of Education

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Atlantic Publishers & Dist, 2006 - Education - 249 pages
It Has Been Rightly Said That Only A True Philosopher May Give A Practical Shape To Education. Philosophy And Education Go Hand In Hand. Education Depends On Philosophy For Its Guidance While Philosophy Depends On Education For Its Own Formulation. Teaching Methods Are Very Much Concerned With The Philosophy Of Education The Teacher Holds. The Philosophical Systems Of Education Govern The Teacher S Attitude To The Method Of Teaching. With A View To Comprehend The Close Relationship Of Philosophy And Education And Their Great Significance In The Modern Times, The Present Book Philosophy Of Education Has Been Written.The Book Aims At Presenting The Western Isms Of Philosophy As Well As Indian Philosophy Of Education Beginning From The Vedas To The Contemporary Philosophies. It Elucidates The Philosophical Issues And Attempts To Draw The Philosophical Implications Of Every Isms . Invaluable Viewpoints On Education Of Eminent Educators Like Rousseau, Russell, Swami Dayanand, Annie Besant, M.K. Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore And Many Others, And The Influence Of Their Philosophies Have Been Studied In Depth. It Acquaints The Readers With The Varied Aims And Ideals Of Education, Methods And Principles Of Teaching, Role And Influence Of Teachers As Propounded By The Great Philosophers.Written In A Simple Language And Lucid Style, The Book Is Expected To Serve As An Ideal Textbook On The Subject. It Will Prove Indispensable For The Students And Teachers Of Education. Question Bank At The End Of The Book Is An Added Advantage Provided To The Students Which Would Prove Helpful In Preparation For Examination. Even The General Readers Will Find This Book Worth-Reading.
 

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Contents

Nature Problems Scope and Value
1
Philosophy and Education
25
Philosophy of Education
32
Idealism
41
Realism
61
Jean Jacques Rousseau
71
John Dewey and Bertrand Russell
99
Existentialism
131
Secularism
165
Ancient Indian Philosophy of Education
171
Swami Dayananda
179
Annie Besant
182
K Gandhi
188
Rabindra Nath Tagore
202
Swami Vivekananda
207
Sri Aurobindo
217

Logical Positivism
139
Socialism Fascim Marxism and Communism
151
Humanism
161
Concluding Remarks
242
Question Bank
247
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