Title

Selden, Steven, "Curricular Metaphors: From Scientism to Symbolism," Educational Theory, 25(Summer, 1975), 243-262.

Authors

Steven Selden

Annotation

Contrasts scientism and symbolization as bases for orienting thought and language in curriculum, drawing on philosophers such as Cassier and Langer.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories,Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Critical Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

 

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