Egan, Kieran, The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape our Understanding. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997.
Argues for a curriculum that offers understandings of five kinds: mythic, romantic, philosophic, ironic, and somatic.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Proposals in Coherent Form, Curriculum Development, Organization, Design
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Normative Inquiry
Type of Study
Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
Egan, Kieran, "Egan, Kieran, The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape our Understanding. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997." (1997). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 2687.
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