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Waghid, Yusef; Davids, Nuraan – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
If Islam continues to evoke skepticism, as it has done most intensely since 9/11, then it stands to reason that its tenets and education are viewed with equal mistrust, and as will be highlighted in this special issue, equal misunderstanding. The intention of this special edition is neither to counter the accusations Islam stands accused of, nor…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Terrorism, Misconceptions
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Waghid, Yusef – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
This article takes a critical look at three conceptions of Islamic education. I argue that conceptions of Islamic education ought to be considered as existing on a minimalist-maximalist continuum, meaning that the concepts associated with Islamic education do not have a single meaning, but that meanings are shaped depending on the minimalist and…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Correlation, Ideology
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Smeyers, Paul; de Ruyter, Doret J.; Waghid, Yusef; Strand, Torill – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
In many countries publications in Web of Knowledge journals are dominant in the evaluation of educational research. For various purposes comparisons are made between the output of philosophers of education in these journals and the publications of their colleagues in educational research generally, sometimes also including psychologists and/or…
Descriptors: Publish or Perish Issue, Periodicals, College Faculty, Comparative Analysis
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Waghid, Yusef; Davids, Nuraan – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
The euphoria of the recent Arab Spring that was initiated in northern African countries such as Tunisia, Egypt and Libya and spilled over to Bahrain, Yemen and Syria brings into question as to whether democratic citizenship education or more pertinently, education for democratic citizenship can successfully be cultivated in most of the Arab and…
Descriptors: Arabs, Muslims, Citizenship, Gender Differences
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Waghid, Yusef; Smeyers, Paul – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2010
Educators, not to mention philosophers of education, find themselves in a difficult position nowadays. With the disappearance of the so-called metanarratives, it seems that the secular society has made it difficult, not to say almost impossible, to justify a particular idea of the good life that can be shared by all or at least many. The paper…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Postmodernism, Educational Trends, Educational Environment
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Waghid, Yusef – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2008
Literature about the significance of cultivating democratic citizenship education in universities abounds. However, very little has been said about the importance of friendship in sustaining democratic communities. In this article I argue for a complementary view of friendship based on mutuality and love--with reference to the seminal ideas of…
Descriptors: Democracy, Community, Sustainability, Citizenship
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Waghid, Yusef – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2003
Argues that Outcomes-based Education is conceptually trapped in an instrumentally justifiable view of education. Discusses that the process of specifying outcome sin educational discourse lends itself to manipulation and control thereby making the idea of Outcomes-based Education impoverished. Argues for education through rational reflection and…
Descriptors: Behavior, Community Colleges, Outcome Based Education, Outcomes of Education