Designed for advanced students to study philosophical methods needed for critical inquiry in education. Primary emphasis on practical mastery of: the construction and assessment of cogent argumentation; identification of common fallacies in reasoning; conceptual analysis; the appraisal of definitions, slogans, and metaphors in educational thought; and the disentangling of conceptual, factual, and normative claims associated with practical educational issues. Investigation of the difference between critique and criticism.
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