Knowledge and the curriculum :

Hirst, Paul Heywood.

Knowledge and the curriculum : a collection of philosophical papers / Paul H. Hirst. - London : Routledge, 2010. - xiii, 194 p. ; 22 cm. - International library of the philosophy of education ; 12 . - International library of the philosophy of education ; 12 .

Originally published: London : Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1975. The papers in this volume provide a coherent philosophical study of a group of important and pressing educational issues such as the selection of objectives for less able children, the fundamental characteristics of teaching and the integration of the curriculum. A thesis on the necessary differentiation of knowledge into logically distinct forms is outlined, and is defended against recent philosophical criticisms. Its implications for curriculum planning are examined, with particular reference to the urgent problems of adequately characterizing liberal education and those forms of moral and religious education that are appropriate in maintained schools Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. Philosophy and Curriculum Planning 2. The Nature and Structure of Curriculum Objectives 3. Liberal Education and the Nature of Knowledge 4. Realms of Meaning and Forms of Knowledge 5. Language and Thought 6. The Forms of Knowledge re-visited 7. What is Teaching? 8. The Logical and Psychological Aspects of Teaching a Subject 9. Curriculum Integration 10. Literature and the Fine Arts as a Unique Form of Knowledge 11. The Two-cultures, Science and Moral Education 12. Morals, Religion and the Maintained School

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Curriculum planning.

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