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    Wilfred Carr (Author)

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In this text, Wilfred Carr provides a comprehensive justification for reconstructing educational theory and research as a form of critical inquiry. In doing this, he confronts a number of important philosophical questions: What is educational theory? What is an educational practice? How are theory and practice related? What is the role of values in educational research? Is a genuinely educational science possible? By appealing to developments in critical theory, the philosophy of science and the philosophy of the social sciences, Wilfred Carr provides answers to these questions which vindicate the idea of an educational science that is not 'on' or 'about' education but 'for education' - a science genuinely committed to promoting educational values and ideals.
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  • PDF | 192 pages
  • Wilfred Carr (Author)
  • Open University Press (1 Feb. 1995)
  • English
  • 7
  • Education Studies Teaching

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