Selden, Steven, "Curricular Metaphors: From Scientism to Symbolism," Educational Theory, 25(Summer, 1975), 243-262.
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
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Critical Inquiry
Type of Study
Ideology and School Knowledge, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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