in Maslow's hierarchy of needs, those needs that are critical to a person's well being and that must be satisfied first and foremost. These include physiological needs, safety and security, love and belonging, self-worth and self-esteem, and self-actualization.
an educational philosophy that emphasizes a core body of knowledge and skills necessary for effective participation in society. Proponents believe that an educated person must have this core of knowledge and skills, and that it should be taught to all children.
an order of rank
a traditional philosophy asserting that ideas are the only reliable form of reality
the branch of philosophy that examines the processes of deriving valid conclusions from basic principles
the study of theories of knowledge, truth, existence, and morality
Philosophy of education
a personal credo that identifies an individual's beliefs about education and, more specifically, about the act of teaching
a traditional philosophy suggesting that the features of the universe exist whether or not a human being is there to perceive them
the state of having become everything a person is capable of becoming; realizing one's full potential, capacities, and talents
related to the study of human social behavior and the institutions of a society
a set of related principles that are based on observation and are used to explain additional observations