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  • THE GENERAL AIMS OF EDUCATION
  • The business of educating man is definitely rooted in the general aims of education.
  • The function of the educative process is to shape a particular individual belonging to a given nation, a given social structure, a given historical age.
  • Education Process by means of which man is shaped and brought toward fulfilment
  • The task of formation which adults intentionally undertake with regard to youth Education
  • The special task of schools and universities Education
  • Education  is vital  knowledge and skills that we learned  what we remember after we forgot everything that we learned  involves transfer of values from one generation to the next
  • Education  is about what we think, what we believe, how we should live, what we value, what we believe is right and wrong  life long search for truth  defines what kind of person we are and what we will become
  • Seven Misconceptions of Education
  •  A fallacy is an error of reasoning. These are flawed statements that often sound true  False philosophy Fallacy
  • The Fallacy of the Disregard of Human Ends
  • Education is an art. Every art and every inquiry, and similarly every action and purist, is thought to aim at some good; and for this reason the good has rightly been declared to be that at which all things aim.
  • Inadvertent disregard for or lack of clear, well-defined ends.
  • It is a case of process for the sake of process.
  • The Fallacy of Ideas Concerning the End  If the aim of education is helping and guiding man toward his own human achievement, then education can not escape what constitutes the philosophy of man, and from the outset, it is obliged to answer the question: “What is a man?”
  • The scientific idea of man tends only to connect measurable and observable data.
  • The philosophical idea of man is an ontological idea. It is not entirely verifiable in sense- experience.
  • If we tried to build education solely on the basis of the scientific idea of man and carry it out accordingly, we distort or warp the idea of man.
  • The Fallacy of Pragmatism  It is incorrect to view human thought as merely a response to the stimuli in environment, that is to say, to define it in terms no more than animal learning and reaction.
  • The Fallacy of Pragmatism  Human thought is knowledge, and thinking begins, not only with difficulties, but also with insights, and ends up with what is true.
  • Pragmatism is a philosophical movement that includes those who claim that an ideology or proposition is true if it works satisfactorily, that the meaning of a proposition is to be found in the practical consequences of accepting it, and that impractical ideas are to be rejected. It kills the idea of dreams and ensures control to manic levels while ensuring realism and enabling accurate planning and subsequent
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