Johnson, Earl S., "Ways of Knowing," Social Education, 27(January, 1963), 5-10; 35. Reprinted pp. 167-181 in Earl S. Johnson, The Humanistic Teachings of Earl Johnson . Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1983.


Earl S. Johnson


Concludes that the making of facts and the ordering of facts in any field of knowledge are not culture-free or value-free; imagination enters these processes; explains the difference in approaching the same object scientifically and artistically.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Development, Organization, Design

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and the Disciplines, Knowledge Generation


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