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Presented theory that if people act morally, they are happy, and people generally desire happiness. Provided a basis for thought on the influence morality has on human behavior., emphasized self-control, discipline, children are born with innate knowledge- Myth of the Metals
All knowledge comes form experience, blank slate, growth of character most important, discipline before freedom; supported the empiricist view that all knowledge comes from sensory experiences ;
Enlightenment, English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704); , believed all people have a right to life, liberty, and property; Believed people were born like blank slates and the environment shapes development, (tabula rasa).
believed that people were basically reasonable and moral (good) ; "an essay concerning human understanding" humans born with mind as a blank slate (tabula rasa), experience is the basis of all knowledge
An English writer who wrote "Vindication of the Rights of Women", arguing that women are not naturally inferior to men, but appear to be so because of lack of education;, Wrote A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. British woman living in the 1700's. Founder of modern European feminism. Questioned the idea that women were naturally inferior to men . Argued that the Enlightenment ideas of free and equal should also apply to women. Argued that the idea of natural rights for women were not the same as men - they were limited to the domestic sphere (home and family). Argued that women had been excluded from the social contract - that they should have equal rights with men in terms of education and economic and political life
He was a philosopher who believed in "learning by doing" which formed the foundation of progressive education. He believed that the teachers' goal should be "education for life and that the workbench is just as important as the blackboard.", Theory:"Learning through Experience" Dewey is considered the "father" of progressive education practice that promotes individuality, free activity, and learning through experiences, such as project-based learning, cooperative learning, and arts integration activities. He theorized that school is primarily a social institution and a process of living, not an institution to prepare for future living. He believed that schools should teach children to be problem-solvers by helping them learn to think as opposed to helping them learn only the content of a lesson. He also believed that students should be active decision-makers in their education. Dewey advanced the notion that teachers have rights and must have more academic autonomy., Believed "education was the fundamental method of social progress and reform". build character and teached good citizanship as well as transmiting knowledge. ed. center on children and builded on what they already know and the schooling ws an istrument for social reform.
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