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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Morris, Van Cleve.
Philosophy and the American school.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Van Cleve Morris
|Description:||492 pages illustrations 25 cm|
|Contents:||Part I. The task of educational philosophy. Educational theory --
Part II. Ontology: the question of reality. Ontology: the question of reality --
Comparative ontologies --
Comparative ontology and the educative process --
Part III. Epistemology: what is true? Epistemology: the question of truth and knowledge --
Comparative epistemologies --
Comparative epistemology and the educative process --
Part IV. Axiology: what is good? Axiology: the question of value --
Comparative axiologies --
Comparative axiology and the educative process --
Part V. Five philosophies in American education. Traditional views: idealism, realism, neo-thomism --
The contemporary outlook: experimentalism --
The "open question": existentialism Part VI. Philosophy in action. The classroom teacher's philosophy --
The school administrator's philosophy --
Building a personal philosophy of education.