Educational Theory as Theory of Culture: A Vichian perspective on the educational theories of John Dewey and Kieran Egan

  title={Educational Theory as Theory of Culture: A Vichian perspective on the educational theories of John Dewey and Kieran Egan},
  author={Theodora Polito},
  journal={Educational Philosophy and Theory},
  pages={475 - 494}
  • T. Polito
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • Philosophy
  • Educational Philosophy and Theory
At the center of every well‐constructed theory of education is a philosophical anthropology‐reasoned speculation as to the origins on man's conditions in the history of culture, especially the particular phenomenon of consciousness that underlies historical periods. Using the lens of one of the most significant theories of culture produced, we examine the philosophical anthropological accounts reflected in the theories of John Dewey and Kieran Egan, which are responsible for their divergent… 
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