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What is Philosophy? (By Roger Hiemstra, January, 2009) Philosophy has been called many things and it can have many meanings Those single words or statements on the right side are only some of them What words would Wisdom Reality Theories Meaning of Life Nature of being human Life perspectives
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Here is One Definition: Putting the nature of the universe, including meaning, people, and relationships, into an understand-able or explainable perspective What is your definition???
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The purpose of this presentation is to acquaint you with various philosophical systems or models. Each system or model can be interpreted in terms of the education or training of adults. Once you examine a particular system or model, ask yourself such questions as (a) With what parts do I agree and with what parts do I disagree? (b) How might they impact on or affect the way I train or educate adults? (c) What does the model have to say for my role as an adult educator or trainer? Examine the visual representation of these notions in the next slide.
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Idealism Humanism Various Philosophical Systems or Models Can be Interpreted in Terms of Educating/Training Adults With Implications for Training/Educating Adults With Implications for Adult Educator Roles
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( See http://www-distance.syr.edu/philchap.html , Figure 12.1 ) Meaning is in the ideals of life itself Reality is made up of absolute truths However, a “truth” sometimes is only in the eye of the beholder Educationally this means the use of
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