What are the Basic Questions and Problems of Educational Philosophy?June 29, 2021
The basis of both philosophy and education is human and his problems and efforts to solve them.
The perspectives of various philosophical movements on existence, knowledge, values, morality, human and human education are changing. The aims, content and teaching methods of education are shaped according to the philosophy adopted.
Philosophy of education seeks to answer the following questions:
What is human?
What is education?
What is the purpose of education?
Who should be trained and why?
What should the content of the training be?
What and how much should be taught?
What should be gained in education? etc.
Compiled by: Sociologist Ömer YILDIRIM
Source: Atatürk University Department of Sociology, Grade 4 “Sociology of Education” Lecture Notes (Ömer YILDIRIM); prof. Dr. Hüseyin Akyüz – A Research on Basic Concepts and Fields of Sociology of Education; Atatürk University, Department of Sociology, Year 1 “Introduction to Philosophy” Lecture Notes (Ömer YILDIRIM); Other Lecture Notes (Ömer YILDIRIM)