Philosophy, Research, and Education

  title={Philosophy, Research, and Education},
  author={J. Randall Koetting and Mark Malisa},
Research always conveys a commitment to philosophical beliefs even if this is unintended and even though it remains implicit and unacknowledged. . . . [Researchers] cannot evade the responsibility for critically examining and justifying the philosophical ideas that their enquiries incorporate. It follows that philosophical reflection and argumentation are central features of the methods and procedures of educational research. —W. Carr, 1995 (as quoted in Bridges, 1997, p. 179) Indeed… CONTINUE READING

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