10765 Philosophy of Education

Credits: 6 intermediate credits in Education

Prerequisites: none

The course is based on a translation of Philosophy of Education, by Nel Noddings, and on a reader edited by Sarah Guri-Rosenblit and Dvora Ben-Shir.

The course portrays a wide range of philosophical theories related to education throughout history, from ancient Greece to postmodernism. It pays special attention to the educational legacy portrayed in the Talmud and in the writings of the Sages.

Topics: The interrelations between philosophy and education; philosophy of education from a historical perspective; educational thought in modern times harbingers and leaders; modern and postmodern approaches in philosophy of education; social-political philosophy; research and practice in education from a philosophical standpoint.