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d'Agnese, Vasco – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2017
In recent decades, the shift towards the "learnification" of educational discourse has "de facto" reframed educational purposes and schooling practice, thus reframing what students should know, strive for, and, in a sense, be. In this paper, given the efforts to disrupt the dominance of learning discourse, I seek to engage…
Descriptors: Imagination, Educational Philosophy, Discourse Analysis, Educational Research
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Fernandez, Christian; Sundstrom, Mikael – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2011
What kind of citizenship education, if any, should schools in liberal societies promote? And what ends is such education supposed to serve? Over the last decades a respectable body of literature has emerged to address these and related issues. In this state of the debate analysis we examine a sample of journal articles dealing with these very…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Journal Articles, Bibliometrics
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Safstrom, Carl Anders – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2011
In this paper I discuss the possibility of the idea of emancipation within an educational philosophy that does not accept schooling as its first premise. The first part of the paper will take Sweden as an example of an educational state defined through educational policies such as life long learning, accountability and evidence-based research, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Philosophy, Social Values, Lifelong Learning
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Hoveid, Marit Honerod; Hoveid, Halvor – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2009
When you enrol as a student you are assigned a "place" in education. This assignment will gradually imply an assessment of you as a human being. We argue that these are processes taking place in educational practice. In our orientation in educational research an orientation towards a theory of action has been inspired by the French philosopher…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Practices, Phenomenology, Teacher Student Relationship
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Hart, Caroline Sarojini – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2009
Amartya Sen's capability approach creates an evaluative space within which individual well-being is considered in ways that diverge from dominant utilitarian views. Instead of measuring well-being based on the accumulation of wealth and resources by individuals and nations, the capability approach focuses on the opportunities (capabilities) an…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Philosophy, Competence, Well Being
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Depaepe, Marc – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2004
How should history of education be written? To put the question is far more easier than to provide a concrete answer. In contemporary research, there continue to be pedagogistic complaints about finding answers to present-day educational problems via history. In our view, such an ahistorical utilitarianism as well as the legitimizing and/or…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Educational History, Educational Research, Educational Philosophy