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EDUC 4810: Philosophy of Education

(Dual-listed with EDUC 5810).
Credits: 3. Contact Hours: Lecture 3.

Introduction to philosophy of education. Emphasis is placed on historical and contemporary debates about the nature and purpose(s) of education in a just society. Possible topics include questions such as: When is one justified in claiming to know or to have learned? Who is morally responsible for a learner's education or schooling? What is a just distribution of educational opportunities? How might one teach philosophically? Offered odd-numbered years. (Typically Offered: Fall)