Title

Egan, Kieran, The Educated Mind: How Cognitive Tools Shape our Understanding. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Authors

Kieran Egan

Annotation

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

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Normative Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and the Disciplines, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum

 

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