A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education

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The purpose of this study was to make an appraisal of the educational philosophies, pragmatism and essentialism, and their effects upon the aims, methods, and curriculum of education. No effective effort was made to branch off into the many philosophical ramifications of the question, but the practical aspects of each philosophy were studied in order to determine how it has influenced education.

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Womack, Vera 1942.

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The purpose of this study was to make an appraisal of the educational philosophies, pragmatism and essentialism, and their effects upon the aims, methods, and curriculum of education. No effective effort was made to branch off into the many philosophical ramifications of the question, but the practical aspects of each philosophy were studied in order to determine how it has influenced education.

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Womack, Vera. A Comparison of the Educational Philosophies of Pragmatism and Essentialism and their Effects on Education, thesis, 1942; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc70327/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .