Truth and Educational Philosophy
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This paper discusses the educational philosophy of Plato, Socrates, and Erasmus as being vital to attaining the greater good in learning. The paper discusses their philosophies of the basis of "truth". The paper suggests that by providing the various theories of these philosophers, the proper balance of logic and reasoning can help students attain the greater good in the learning process.
From the Paper:"In this philosophical study, the basis of "Truth" will examined in education through the beliefs of Plato, Socrates, and Erasmus. In this focus, the concept of truth is not merely based on opinions, but on the object reasoning that results in gaining knowledge. Through this educational approach, one can learn to divulge what is false from what is truth by closely observing and analyzing nature with logic. In Plato's Republic the objective of the greater good related directly to the education of philosophers in his ideological city of philosophical perfection."
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