• Psychology
  • Published 2013

A living logic for educational research

  title={A living logic for educational research},
  author={Jack Whitehead},
For over 2,500 years there have been disputes between adherents to formal and dialectical logics about the nature of rationality. The nature of the disputes, as illustrated by Popper (1963, p.313) and Marcuse (1964, p.111) often focused on the problem of contradiction, where dialecticians insisted that contradiction formed the nucleus of correct thought and formal logicians followed Aristotle in claiming that theories that contained contradictions were entirely useless as theories. A living… CONTINUE READING