Kilbourn, Brent, "World Views and Curriculum," Interchange, 11(No. 2, 1980-81), 1-10.
Uses Pepper's analysis of six world views (animism, mysticism, formism, mechanism, contextualism, and organicism) to provide a conceptual framework for inquiry into the contributions the curriculum might make to the study of social problems.
Broad Topical Focus
Inquiry Language in Curriculum Research,Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Philosophical Inquiry-Conceptual Analysis,Normative Inquiry
Type of Study
Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Philosophical Schools, Social Studies
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