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The 7 Philosophies of Education7 Philosophies ofEducationProponentsPurpose of the CurriculumEssentialismWilliam BagleyThe main purpose of this philosophy is to help the learners acquirebasic skill set, intelligence and morals for them to become modelcitizens.ProgressivismJohn DeweyThis philosophical school of education aims to develop the learnersto become enlightened and intelligent citizens of a democraticsociety. They encourage the learners to live fully NOW instead ofpreparing for adult life.PerennialismRobert Hutchins andMortimer AdlerThe curriculum for this philosophical school of education aims todevelop the learners’ rational and moral powers and to let them usetheir reasoning skills and higher faculties according to their passionsand appetites.ExistentialismJean Paul SartreThis school of philosophy deals with the development of the learneras a whole person and not just the development of the mind. They dothis by helping the students understand and appreciate themselves asunique individuals who accept complete responsibility for theirthoughts, feelings and actionsBehaviourism

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Philosophy, Psychology, J rgen Habermas, Jean Paul Sartre, Philosophies of Education

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