Title

Hirst, Paul H., "The Nature of Educational Aims," pp. 124-132 in Roger Marples, ed., The Aims of Education. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Authors

Paul H. Hirst

Annotation

Defines the purposes of education, explores various statements of the aims of education based on mistaken views of the nature of persons and the character of reason, and offers his own alternative statements on the aims of education.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Definitions

Source Discipline

Curriculum

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives

 

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