Hirst, Paul H., "The Nature of Educational Aims," pp. 124-132 in Roger Marples, ed., The Aims of Education. New York: Routledge, 1999.
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
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Curriculum Aims and Objectives
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