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Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Education

by Randall R. Curren

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ancient Greek & Roman philosophy,
  • Philosophy Of Education,
  • History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical,
  • Greek Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / Ancient,
  • Education, Greek,
  • Philosophy & Social Aspects,
  • Aristotle,
  • Education,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8246573M
    ISBN 100847696723
    ISBN 109780847696727

    A summary of Politics in 's Aristotle (– B.C.). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Aristotle (– B.C.) and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Aristotle notes that “without virtue, he [man] is the most unholy and the most savage of the animals.” In particular, humans are “the worst with regard to sex and food.” Aristotle recognizes the power that sex holds over human beings. Like food, it fulfills both a necessity (sustaining and creating life) and a desire (for pleasure).

    The state that he suggests for the practical world indeed has elements of oligarchy, or at least aristocracy, for Aristotle thought it necessary to make distinctions among the citizenry for competence. The remainder of the books continues this discussion of oligarchy and democracy, while also touching on such issues as revolutions and education. By Gaia Grant. Though many educational philosophers have attempted to devise a systematic theory of moral education, Aristotle and Rousseau remain two of the more widely recognised theorists in the area, both because of the emphasis each had on the importance of an adequate moral education, and because of the revolutionary positions on moral education each took, .

    [b] [1] for they assert this as the aim of every democracy. But one factor of liberty is to govern and be governed in turn; for the popular principle of justice is to have equality according to number, not worth, and if this is the principle of justice prevailing, the multitude must of necessity be sovereign and the decision of the majority must be final and must constitute justice, for. Book Aristotle wraps up with the importance of pleasure and how it might, in fact, be a pretty great good. He points out that everything in nature tends toward it (and away from pain). Although it can be difficult to figure out the right things to enjoy and the right amounts to enjoy them, pleasure is a necessary part of happy existence.


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Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Education by Randall R. Curren Download PDF EPUB FB2

Randall Curren's remarkable book presents a masterful yet accessible account of Aristotle's views on public education. It combines classical scholarship of the first order with a fine attunement to some of the most vexing issues that challenge policy and practice by:   Randall Curren's remarkable book presents a masterful yet accessible account of Aristotle's views on public education.

It combines classical scholarship of the first order with a fine attunement to some of the most vexing issues that challenge policy and practice : Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Education. The book concludes that Aristotle's views yield a compelling argument for the claim that public supervision of education is a necessary condition for a just society.

The book concludes that Aristotle's views yield a compelling argument for the claim that public supervision of education is a necessary condition for a just society. It examines the implications and limitations of that argument, including particularly the form and substance of the educational equality which it demands/5(4).

Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Education - Randall R. Curren - Google Books The book concludes that Aristotle's views yield a compelling argument for the claim that public supervision of.

Aristotle on the necessity of public education. [Randall R Curren] -- Randall Curren argues that Aristotle's Politics has languished in the shadow cast by Plato's Republic and he seeks to reinvigorate the scholarship on what he considers a masterpiece of moral and.

Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Education PDF By:Randall R. Curren Published on by Rowman & Littlefield. This text argues that Aristotle's Politics has languished in the shadow cast by Plato's Republic and seeks to reinvigorate the scholarship on what it considers a masterpiece of modern and educational theory.

Unlike Plato's Republic and Laws, Aristotle's treatises do not contain lengthy discussions of education. His most explicit discussion of education, in Books 7 and 8 of the Politics, ends without being completed.

Jonathan Barnes () Aristotle, Oxford: OUP. There are only scraps of his work On Education, however we can get a picture of his ideas from surviving works.

Aristotle believed that education was central – the fulfilled person was an educated person. In his book Metaphysics, Aristotle clarified the distinction between matter and form. To Aristotle, matter was the physical substance of things, while form was the unique nature of.

Aristotle’s ethics are based on such concepts as happiness, the mean, leisure and wisdom, which we also encounter in his theory of education. Clearly in Aristotle’s view all forms of education should aim at the mean The eighth and final book of the Politics (following the traditional order of the text) ends abruptly with aFile Size: 56KB.

In education the most ethical modes are to be preferred, but in listening to the performances of others we may admit the modes of action and passion also. For feelings such as pity and fear, or, again, enthusiasm, exist very strongly in some souls, and have more or less influence over all.

America, Aristotle, and the Politics of a Middle Class perfectly blends classical and modern political theory in illuminating the importance of the middle class in both antiquity and modernity. The book is especially relevant now with our eroding middle class and the resultant political polarization and dysfunction that plagues our : Leslie G.

Rubin. Book Reviews Randall R Curren. Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Education. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, Pp. $ (cloth); $ (paper). Aristotle believed strongly in the importance of an education that studies the real world and then draws conclusions and gains knowledge through analytical exercises.

With practically everything that is done today and taught today, there is some relevant relation to. The Importance of Aristotle. Aristotle is one of the most important philosophers and thinkers in history. He was the first to investigate logic.

He promoted systematic observation and thought in biology, physics, law, literature and ethics. My book, Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Education, was a unitary interpretation of Aristotle’s Politics and Nicomachean Ethics, but substantively very much about responsibility and the relationships between education and law.

The “Organon” is a set of writings that provide a logical toolkit for use in any philosophical or scientific investigation. Next come Aristotle’s theoretical works, most famously his treatises on animals (“Parts of Animals,” “Movement of Animals,” etc.), cosmology, the “Physics”.

This video focuses on Aristotle's work, the Nicomachean Ethics, and examines his discussion in book 10 of the connections between education (understood in a. To cite this article: Eleni Papouli (): Aristotle’s virtue ethics as a conceptual framework for the study and practice of social work in modern times, European Journal of.

(8) Lukasiewicz is not interested in Aristotle's inferential necessity and replaces it with a notion compatible with his own logical reconstruction. In contrast, Patzig attempts to underline the importance of necessity in Aristotle by distinguishing two kinds of necessity, that is, relative or absolute necessity.Aristotle (/ ˈ ær ɪ s t ɒ t əl /; Greek: Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs, pronounced [aristotélɛːs]; – BC) was a Greek philosopher and polymath during the Classical period in Ancient by Plato, he was the founder of the Lyceum, the Peripatetic school of philosophy, and the Aristotelian tradition.

His writings cover many subjects. including physics, biology Era: Ancient philosophy.Like Plato, Aristotle recognized the importance of early childhood as a formative period of human development.

He divided schooling into three stages: primary, secondary, and higher education. Ages would attend primary and could consist of gymnastics, writing, reading, music, and drawing. Ages would attend secondary and would.