Comparative philosophy—sometimes called cross-cultural philosophy—is a subfield of philosophy in which philosophers work on problems by intentionally setting into dialogue sources from across cultural, linguistic, and philosophical streams.
Comparative philosophers most frequently engage topics in dialogue between modern Western for example, American and Continental European and Classical Asian for example, ChineseIndianor Japanese traditions, but work has been done using materials and approaches from Islamic and African philosophical traditions as well as from classical Western traditions for example, JudaismChristianityPlatonism.
In the existentialist classroom, subject matter takes second place to helping the students understand and appreciate themselves as unique individuals who accept complete responsibility for their thoughts, feelings, and actions.
This educational philosophy stresses that students should test ideas by active experimentation. Unlike comparative philosophy, in area studies philosophy, the focus is on a single region.
Realism, the school of thought founded by Aristotle, believes that the world of matter is separate from human perceptions. Learning is self-paced, self directed, and includes a great deal of individual contact with the teacher, who relates to each student openly and honestly.
Neill Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself.
Equality academic, rewards and jobs disadvantaged based on merit Society group values, acceptance of individual growth, individual ability, norms, cooperative and importance of individual conforming behavior Adapted from Ornsteins and Olivas Educational Philosophies.
Revised It is the teaching of basic skills that have been proven over time to be needed in society. Michel Foucault, another postmodern philosopher, examined the relationship between truth and power. Thus, cultivation of the intellect is the highest priority in a worthwhile education.