publication . Article . 2014

Re-Thinking the Relevance of Philosophy of Education for Educational Policy Making.

Morwenna Griffiths;
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  • Published: 16 Apr 2014 Journal: Educational Philosophy and Theory, volume 46, pages 546-559 (issn: 0013-1857, eissn: 1469-5812, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The overall question addressed in this article is, ‘What kind of philosophy of education is relevant to educational policy makers?’ The article focuses on the following four themes: The meanings attached to the term philosophy (of education) by philosophers themselves; the meanings attached to the term philosophy (of education) by policy makers; the difference place and time makes to these meanings; how these different meanings affect the possibility of philosophy (of education) influencing policy. The question is addressed using philosophical methods and empirical evidence from conversations and conversational interviews with some philosophers of education and ...
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free text keywords: philosophy of education, educational policy, impact, social justice, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3300/3304, /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200/1207, History and Philosophy of Science, Education
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