Naturalism in Education

There are different systems of philosophy, so there are different educational philosophies that tend to give direction to educational practices. To study different philosophies such as naturalism, idealism, pragmatism, etc., with education especially in the western context of theories of knowledge and theories of values, we, at first will have to take a look at the history of this concept. Historically, naturalism is perhaps the oldest system of philosophical thinking in the western world. It has its roots in ancient Greek civilization. It may, however, be noted that in the ancient times, philosophy was considered to be most general field of human inquiry. At that time, it included what today we call natural science ...

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