Aims of education and other essays

modes of thought whitehead

Also, as a member of the British Empire not yet exposed to the criticisms that became commonplace in the late 's and 's, he was obviously blind to much of the dark underside of Imperial expansion and conquest.

For example, "the mind and the brain develop so as to adapt themselves to the many-hued world in which their lot is cast".

Stick to the first bits on education, liberal arts and the purpose of a university, and leave the rest for when you tire of insomnia.

whitehead god

Because of his training in Thomistic metaphysics Maritain is able to throw a flood of light on the potentially valid points of Whitehead, liberating them, so to speak, from the vague, superficial and ultimately materialist Weltanschauung in which they are clothed.

Again, in a later passage, Whitehead employs his own peculiar language to speak about something which seems to resemble will-power and even love. Whitehead does not neglect the necessity of practical and technical training in the spectrum of education.

The aims of education whitehead

Whitehead does not neglect the necessity of practical and technical training in the spectrum of education. It is very instructive to compare this work of Whitehead's with Maritain's Education at the Crossroads Yale, which covers much of the same ground, but at a much deeper level. Also, as a member of the British Empire not yet exposed to the criticisms that became commonplace in the late 's and 's, he was obviously blind to much of the dark underside of Imperial expansion and conquest. There must be specialization, but never disconnected from the one main "subject-matter for education V The Place of Classics in Education 22 pp. The book is a collection of papers and presentations speeches given by the author on a number of topics: education, freedom and discipline, science, the function of universities and the nature of thought itself. That something is Power. And the foundation of reverence is this perception, that the present holds within itself the complete sum of existence, backwards and forwards, that whole amplitude of time which is eternity. VI The Mathematical Curriculum 19 pp. For my lifetime, they are mountains. Augustine and His Age. I went through this in a political theory class back in my own university days. Whitehead at different times between and VI The Mathematical Curriculum In this essay Whitehead again exhibits his acceptance of the theory of evolution in its total sense , viz.

V The Place of Classics in Education 22 pp. It takes the various forms of wonder, of curiosity, of reverence, of worship, of tumultuous desire for merging personality in something beyond itself

Rated 10/10 based on 12 review
Download
WHITEHEAD, Alfred North